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Independence Financial Consultants


Is your financial life in order?

Are you on your way to meeting your goals and maintaining your values?

If your answer is anything but yes, maybe you don’t have a sound, sensible financial plan.

Ongoing comprehensive financial planning, tailored to your specific needs, can make the difference between hoping, and knowing that you’re making the right decisions.

Backed by long years of experience, Independence Financial Consultants has the goal of guiding business owners, executives and other professionals to correcting, and more importantly, potentially preventing financial mistakes. To save clients time and money, we coordinate advice with your team of professional advisors, and objectively guide you through the vast array of financial products available. Independence Financial Consultants has the knowledge, resources and dedication to create plans for making your dreams, for today and tomorrow, come true. We never forget it’s your money and your life in the balance!


 

For Small Business Owners

For Executives

For Other Professionals

Working in an increasingly complex economic environment, small business owners must respond to the multiple challenges of running a business, supporting a family and looking to the future. With years of hands-on experience with large, medium and small businesses, Independence Financial Consultants is uniquely positioned to guide business owners through the complexities of business growth and protection, succession and tax planning, cash flow, and employee relationships.

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Balancing responsibilities to your firm and family is never easy. To help executives meet the unique challenges they face, Independence Financial Consultants provides guidance on such topics as executive bonuses and compensation, qualified and non-qualified compensation plans, stock options, estate and tax planning, and the many other considerations pertinent to business leaders who aren’t self-employed.

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For other career-minded individuals, balancing work and family responsibilities isn’t easy either, particularly in times of economic uncertainty. To help professionals meet the unique challenges they face, Independence Financial Consultants provides guidance on such topics as cash flow and debt management, optimal use of employee benefit plans, job and employer changes, retirement, tax and estate planning.

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Helpful Content

Why Everyone Needs an Estate Strategy

Why Everyone Needs an Estate Strategy

Do you have an estate strategy? You should.

The Pre-Retirement Checklist

The Pre-Retirement Checklist

This checklist can give you a quick snapshot of how prepared you are.

Retirement Income and the Traditional Portfolio

Retirement Income and the Traditional Portfolio

Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.

 

Alternative Investments - Going Mainstream

Alternative investments are going mainstream for accredited investors. It’s critical to sort through the complexity.

A Taxing Story: Capital Gains and Losses

Understanding how capital gains are taxed may help you refine your investment strategies.

Yours, Mine and Ours: Estate Strategies for Second Marriages

Second marriages are a trigger event to revisit any existing estate strategies.

Insurance Needs Assessment: When You're Newly Married

Marriage changes everything, including your insurance needs.

Best-Performing Asset Classes

Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.

Prevent a Rift: Money Tips for Newlyweds

Couples may be able to head off many of the problems in a marriage that money can cause.

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Social Security Taxes

Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.

Bi-Weekly Payments

This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.

Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

Saving for Retirement

This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.

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Your Cash Flow Statement

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

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Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

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

The Other Sure Thing

Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?

To Buy or Not to Buy

The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.

A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit

Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.

Global and International Funds

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

Retirement Redefined

Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.

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