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Understanding Today's Financial Environment

Welcome, we're Financial Strategies, a financial planning and wealth management firm in Longview, WA. We understand that every family faces unique challenges. We can help simplify the process of preparing you for the future. Whether your goal is preparing for retirement, planning for the efficient transfer of your estate, or just determining where you are at today in relationship to achieving your financial goals, we are here to help.

Mission Statement

At Financial Strategies, we form deep and meaningful relationships. Our passion is to uncover what is truly important to you.

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Tax Reform: Before and After

Tax Reform: Before and After

What did the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act change? Here's a quick snapshot.

Catch-Up Contributions

Catch-Up Contributions

Workers 50+ may make contributions to their qualified retirement plans above the limits imposed on younger workers.

The Cycle of Investing

The Cycle of Investing

Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.

 

Choosing a Business Structure

Entrepreneurs all face the same question, “Which business structure should I adopt?”

The Anatomy of a Supplemental Health Plan

Here’s a guide to explain all the parts of Medicare.

Errors and Omissions Insurance

E&O insurance is specifically designed to protect you, or your company, from the risk of a client’s dissatisfaction.

To Catch a Thief

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

Will Power

Preparing for the eventual distribution of your assets may not sound enticing. But a will puts the power in your hands.

The Most Overlooked Item of Any Home Improvement

The item most homeowners forget on their home improvement project checklist is insurance.

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Interested in a Fuel Efficient Car?

Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.

Social Security Taxes

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

Saving for Retirement

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

Impact of Taxes and Inflation

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

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

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Retiring the 4% Rule

A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.

From Boats to Brokers

From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.

The Other Sure Thing

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

Perception vs. Reality

There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.

An Arm and a Leg

A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.

Events on Wall Street

Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.

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