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Welcome to our web site. We are a small firm comprised of highly qualified, experienced accountants. Since our inception, we have offered a full range of accounting, tax, and small business consulting services. Our firm will focus on your unique tax and accounting and consulting needs. For expert, affordable, service from accountants that care about you, choose us.

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The Utility of Sector Investing

The Utility of Sector Investing

Successful sector investing is dependent upon an accurate analysis about when to rotate in and out.

Social Security: Maximizing Your Social Security Benefits

Social Security: Maximizing Your Social Security Benefits

There are other ways to maximize Social Security benefits, in addition waiting to claim them.

Term vs. Permanent Life Insurance

Term vs. Permanent Life Insurance

When considering life insurance, it's important to understand your options.

 

Buying vs. Leasing a Car

Whatever your relationship with your car, it may eventually come time for a new one. Familiarize yourself with your options.

Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date

Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."

Tips for Finding Care for Your Special-Needs Child

The care of special-needs children continues into their adult years, and may survive the passing of their parents.

Variable Universal Life Insurance

Variable Universal Life is permanent insurance in which the policyholder directs how premiums are invested.

Types of Stock Market Analysis

Most stock market analysis falls into three broad groups: Fundamental, technical, and sentimental. Here’s a look at each.

Healthy Body, Healthy Pocketbook

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can help you reduce health-related expenses—and avoid time in the recovery room.

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Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

Comparing Investments

This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.

Paying Off a Credit Card

Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.

Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

Annuity Comparison

This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.

Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)

This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

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Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

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Should I Invest in Gold?

Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.

Emerging Market Opportunities

What are your options for investing in emerging markets?

Inflation and Your Portfolio

Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.

Perception vs. Reality

There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.

Are Alternative Investments Right for You?

With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.

Making Your Tax Bracket Work

Have you explored all of your choices when it comes to managing your taxable income?

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