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Welcome to Investment Designers, Inc.

Investment Designers offers people in our communities a full range of financial products and services. Our associates believe that investment management, retirement planning, and estate conservation should be top priorities for individuals and families of all ages and income ranges. And companies of all sizes should have access to high-quality retirement plans and educational materials for their employees. 

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The Business Cycle

The Business Cycle

How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?

What Do Your Taxes Pay For?

What Do Your Taxes Pay For?

Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.

Changing Unhealthy Behaviors

Changing Unhealthy Behaviors

Five phases to changing unhealthy behaviors.

 

Succeeding at Business Succession

There are a number of reasons for business owners to consider a business succession plan sooner rather than later.

9 Facts About Retirement

Regardless of how you approach retirement, there are some things about it that might surprise you.

Social Security: The $64,000 Question

One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.

Inflation - Back to the Future

Even low inflation rates over an extended period of time can impact your finances in retirement.

Fallen Tree Damage—Who Pays?

Your liability for damages that occur when a tree on your property falls on your neighbor’s property is not clear cut.

When Does Your Personal Car Become a Commercial Vehicle?

At what point can you call a personal vehicle commercial?

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Comparing Mortgage Terms

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

Paying Off a Credit Card

Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.

Impact of Taxes and Inflation

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

What Is My Life Expectancy?

Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.

What Is My Risk Tolerance?

This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

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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.

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

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.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

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The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Do you know these three personal finance sayings?

Inflation and Your Portfolio

Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.

The Business Cycle

How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?

Consider These 3 Things Before Driving Off the Lot

There are a few things to consider when buying or leasing your next vehicle.

How to Retire Early

Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.

RE: Retirement

How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?

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