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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.


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.


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.



Helpful Content

Don’t Be Your Own Worst Enemy

Don’t Be Your Own Worst Enemy

Emotional biases can adversely impact financial decision making. Here’s a few to be mindful of.

Key Money Moments: 4 Times You Should Talk to a Pro

Key Money Moments: 4 Times You Should Talk to a Pro

Life happens fast, and your finances can take a backseat if you’re not careful. Is it time to check in with a financial professional? This infographic will help you examine your own financial situation and decide if it’s time to step up your financial game.

Long-Term-Care Needs

Long-Term-Care Needs

Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.

 

Uncommon Knowledge for Your Life

See how The Living Balance Sheet® can help you tell financial fact from fiction, so you can achieve financial balance.

An Overview of Renter’s Insurance

Don’t overlook the need for renter’s insurance if you rent your home.

Don’t Let Bad Financial Habits Haunt Your Retirement

When it comes to retirement, some people can quit working and fall immediately into good money habits that they’ve practiced for years.

How Women Can Prepare For Retirement

Are women prepared for a 20-year retirement?

Life Insurance for the Financially Independent

Life insurance has a role regardless of how financially independent you are

Social Security: The Elephant in the Room

Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.

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What Is the Dividend Yield?

This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

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

Impact of Taxes and Inflation

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

Lifetime of Earnings

Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

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Managing Your Lifestyle

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

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Making Your Tax Bracket Work

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

Leaving Your Lasting Legacy

Want to do more with your wealth? You might want to consider creating a charitable foundation.

Bridging the Confidence Gap

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

Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

Where Is the Market Headed?

We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”

When the Unexpected Becomes Reality

Disability happens to more people, more often than you may think, and it lasts longer, too.

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