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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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Traditional vs. Roth IRA

Traditional vs. Roth IRA

One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.

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.

 

Choosing a Retirement Plan that Fits Your Business

To choose a plan, it’s important to ask yourself four key questions.

Does Your Credit Score Affect Your Insurance Rates?

Your credit score may influence how much you pay for auto and home insurance.

U.S. Personal Savings Rate

What can be learned from the savings rate?

Required Reading: The Economic Report of the President

The Economic Report of the President can help identify the forces driving — or dragging — the economy.

Personal Finance Tips for Military Families

Military families face unique challenges, making personal finance even more critical.

Raising Healthy Children

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

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Estimate Your RMD

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

Paying Off a Credit Card

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

Long-Term-Care Needs

Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.

Saving for Retirement

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

What Is My Risk Tolerance?

This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.

What Is My Current Net Worth?

Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.

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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 Strategies

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

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Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.

The Richest Man in Babylon

In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.

A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit

Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.

The Rule of 72

Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.

The Fed and How It Got That Way

Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.

Once Upon a Goal

Do you know how to set up your financial goals for success? This knight does.

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