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Understanding Today's Financial Environment

Welcome, we're a financial organization in Jefferson City, Missouri. We understand that individuals face unique challenges as they prepare for retirement. We can help take the mystery out of preparing for today and tomorrow. Whether your goal is preparing for retirement, college savings, or estate strategy, our personalized service focuses on your needs, wants, and financial goals and objectives.

Our professionals have years of experience in financial services. We can help you address your needs of today and for many years.

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Helpful Content

You May Need to Make Estimated Tax Payments If…

You May Need to Make Estimated Tax Payments If…

Have income that isn’t subject to tax withholding? Or insufficient withholdings? You may have to pay estimated taxes.

What Our Kids Can Teach us About Saving Money

What Our Kids Can Teach us About Saving Money

Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.

Understanding the Basics of Medigap Policies

Understanding the Basics of Medigap Policies

Important as it is, Medicare does not cover the full range of health-care expenses you may experience in your golden years.

 

Tax Reform: Before and After

What did the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act change? Here's a quick snapshot.

When Should You Take Social Security

Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.

What If You Get Audited?

The chances of an IRS audit aren't that high. And being audited does not necessarily imply that the IRS suspects wrongdoing.

A Brief History of Estate Taxes

Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.

What You Should Do About Insurance Following a Divorce

In the face of divorce, making changes to insurance coverage may be overlooked.

The Financial Literacy Crisis

Many Americans are operating their personal finances with only the barest minimum of knowledge.

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Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

Impact of Taxes and Inflation

Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.

Home Mortgage Deduction

Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.

Paying Off a Credit Card

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

Disability Income

This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

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Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times

All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.

The Long Run: Women and Retirement

For women, retirement strategy is a long race. It’s helpful to know the route.

Stay Safe with a B.O.P. At Your Back

Learn about the advantages of Business Owner Policies with this highly educational and fun animated video.

Global and International Funds

Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?

The Facts About Income Tax

Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.

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