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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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Eight Mistakes That Can Upend Your Retirement

Eight Mistakes That Can Upend Your Retirement

There are common mistakes you can avoid when saving for retirement.

A Primer on Dividends

A Primer on Dividends

A company's profits can be reinvested or paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."

Understanding Long-Term Care

Understanding Long-Term Care

Understanding the types of long-term-care services—and what those services could cost—may be critical.

 

Investing with Your Heart

For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.

Crowdfunding—Capital for the 21st Century

Crowdfunding continues to gain momentum as more people search the Internet for financing and fundraising alternatives.

To Catch a Thief

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

Keeping Good Records is Good Business

Maintaining good records for your business not only helps to meet your tax and legal obligations, but it can save you money.

Insuring Your Second Home

There are unique risks of owning a second home and obtaining the proper coverage may protect you from financial risk.

What You Should Do About Insurance Following a Divorce

In the face of divorce, making changes to insurance coverage may be overlooked.

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Comparing Mortgage Terms

Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

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

Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

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.

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

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Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

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Retirement Redefined

Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.

A New Way to Look at Your Bucket List

That big list of dreams and goals isn't the only way to look at your bucket list.

A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.

Safeguard Your Digital Estate

If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?

Jane Bond: Decoding Diversification

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.

Choosing a Mortgage

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

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