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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

Global vs. International: What’s The Difference?

Global vs. International: What’s The Difference?

International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.

The Fed and How It Got That Way

The Fed and How It Got That Way

Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.

The Five Basics of Financial Literacy

The Five Basics of Financial Literacy

How literate are you when it comes to your finances? Brush up with these five basics.

 

When Does Your Personal Car Become a Commercial Vehicle?

At what point can you call a personal vehicle commercial?

Red Flags for Tax Auditors

Here are six flags that may make your tax return prime for an IRS audit.

What Is a 1035 Exchange?

1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.

Insurance Needs Assessment: When You're Newly Married

Marriage changes everything, including your insurance needs.

Building Your Legacy

A four-step framework for building a personal legacy.

Revising Estate Strategy Assumptions

Estate tax exemptions rules appear to be stabilizing, prompting many to reconsider conventional estate strategies.

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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.

Saving for College

This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.

Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

Assess Your Life Insurance Needs

This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.

Inflation & Retirement

Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.

Federal Income Tax

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

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An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

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.

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.

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Making Your Tax Bracket Work

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

Jane Bond: Infiltrating the Market

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.

It May Be Time for a Financial Checkup

It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial professional about changes in your situation.

Acres of Diamonds

In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.

Choosing a Mortgage

Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.

The Cost of Procrastination

Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.

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