Broker Check
1040 Analyst 8 Wealth Management Issues Tax Alpha The Cycle of Investing


Trusted Financial Advisory and Wealth Management Services


Whether you’re facing retirement, starting a family, experiencing a wealth creation event, or simply want a second opinion we can help you address your most pressing financial questions.  The questions that keep you up at night.

Our first priority is your overall financial success. We want to learn more about your personal situation, identify your dreams and goals, and understand your tolerance for risk. Long-term relationships that encourage open and honest communication have been the cornerstone of our foundation of success.


Our website is filled with educational videos, articles, presentations, and calculators designed to help you learn more about the world of personal finance. As you search our website, send us a note regarding any questions you may have about any particular investment concepts or strategies. We’ll get back to you quickly with a thoughtful answer.  Investment and financial planning services are offered by Dan Bedard through his affiliation with Avantax.

Helpful Content

Retirement Traps to Avoid

Retirement Traps to Avoid

Beware of these traps that could upend your retirement.

18 Years’ Worth of Days

18 Years’ Worth of Days

The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?

Donating Art: Taxation Abstraction

Donating Art: Taxation Abstraction

The tax rules that govern donating art are complex and confusing. Take a closer look.

 

Retiree Health Care Coverage Overseas

Retirees traveling abroad need to know that their health insurance travels with them.

IRA Withdrawals that Escape the 10% Tax Penalty

The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.

How Income Taxes Work

A quick look at how federal income taxes work.

Women on the Rise

Explore the growing influence women wield over the economy with this handy infographic.

What to Look for in Personal Finance Apps

An increasing number have been developed to help individuals with their personal finances.

To Catch a Thief

Having your identity stolen may result in financial loss plus the cost of trying to restore your good name.

View all articles arrow

Impact of Taxes and Inflation

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

Historical Inflation

This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

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

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

Federal Income Tax

Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.

Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

View all calculators arrow

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

View all presentations arrow

Surprises

Making the most of surprises is a great reason to work with us.

Investments

You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.

Should You Ever Retire?

A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.

When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.

Bridging the Confidence Gap

In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.

View all videos arrow