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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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Raising Healthy Children

Raising Healthy Children

Healthy habits are one of the greatest gifts to give your child.

How Income Taxes Work

How Income Taxes Work

A quick look at how federal income taxes work.

To Catch a Thief

To Catch a Thief

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

 

What If You Get Audited?

The chances of an IRS audit aren't that high. And being audited does not necessarily imply that the IRS suspects wrongdoing.

Money Draining Food Myths

These food myths will really put a drain on your wallet.

The Most Overlooked Item of Any Home Improvement

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

5 Benefits of Working in Retirement

Here are 5 reason why you may consider working through retirement.

Your Changing Definition of Risk in Retirement

A change in your mindset during retirement may drive changes to your portfolio.

Tax Deductions You Won't Believe

Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.

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Lifetime of Earnings

Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.

Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

Impact of Taxes and Inflation

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

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

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

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

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.

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

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Your DNA Test

If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.

Preparing For the Ultimate Vacation

Make your retirement as exciting as your next vacation.

Suddenly Single: 3 Steps to Take Now

Have you found yourself suddenly single? Here are 3 steps to take right now.

Should You Invest in Exchange Traded Funds?

There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?

Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?

RE: Retirement

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

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