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Call (607) 217-4148 to set up your 2017 tax appointment!
What Do Your Taxes Pay For?
Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.
A Living Trust Primer
Living trusts are popular, but their appropriateness will depend upon your individual needs and objectives.
A Primer on Dividends
A company's profits can be reinvested or paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."
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Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
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A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
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Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.
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Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.