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Our Mission and Commitment to You

To empower and impel our clients to make informed financial decisions based on independent advice and provide service that exceeds their expectations.

We are Independent Wealth Consultants, an independent financial investment services company, founded with the goal of assisting our clients in every aspect of their financial lives. We are not tied to proprietary products and/or companies, nor are we limited to sell selected products. We offer access to an array of investments that are tailored to the individuals we serve. We’ve provided the most personal service available since 2007, thus earning a reputation for excellence in our industry. For each of our clients we strive to help create financial stability and security to provide financial independence.

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FINANCIAL PLANNING

Planning for the future is something that everyone thinks about at one point or another, but few have formalized their plan. We specialize in working with you on defining and clarifying your personal goals to implement a plan of action that is tailored to pursue the outcomes you envision for you and your family.

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WEALTH MANAGEMENT

We take pride in being an independent boutique financial service company that offers non-proprietary investment products and services. Whether your aim is capital preservation or to increase your wealth, your portfolio can be tailored accordingly. Your investment objective, time frame, and risk tolerance will determine the percentages you will have in different asset classes.

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RISK MANAGEMENT

Life events come in many different shapes and sizes. These events can include death, disability, loss of income, divorce, or long term care needs. Working one on one, we will know your situation to create a detailed analysis to help fine tune your insurance protection needs. This will give you and your family the peace of mind that your family’s financial burden would be reduced during this time.

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Helpful Content

Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets

Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets

An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.

Revising Estate Strategy Assumptions

Revising Estate Strategy Assumptions

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

Test Your Life Insurance Knowledge

Test Your Life Insurance Knowledge

How much do you know about one of the most important tools you have to help protect your and your family’s financial future?

 

Life and Death of a Twenty Dollar Bill

How long does a $20 bill last?

An Overview of Renter’s Insurance

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

Social Security: What’s Changing in 2016?

There have been a number of changes to Social Security that may affect you, especially if you are nearing retirement.

How Will Working Affect Social Security Benefits?

Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.

Do Your Kids Know The Value of a Silver Spoon?

You taught them how to read and how to ride a bike, but have you taught your children how to manage money?

Is a Variable Annuity Right for Me?

Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right

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Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

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

Contributing to an IRA?

Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.

Social Security Taxes

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

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

Estimate Your RMD

Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.

Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

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Tax Management Strategies

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

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.

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

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From Boats to Brokers

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

The Facts About Income Tax

Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.

Safeguard Your Digital Estate

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

Can Election Results Predict the Market?

How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?

When Do You Need a Will?

When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.

It May Be Time for a Financial Checkup

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

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