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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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And the Executor Is

And the Executor Is

The right executor may help ensure the distribution of your assets is done with as little upheaval as possible.

You May Need to Make Estimated Tax Payments If…

You May Need to Make Estimated Tax Payments If…

Have income that isn’t subject to tax withholding? Or insufficient withholdings? You may have to pay estimated taxes.

Important Birthdays Over 50

Important Birthdays Over 50

Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.

 

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?

The Most Overlooked Item of Any Home Improvement

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

When Heirs are Imperfect

The money problems or bad lifestyle habits of adult children could lead to the squandering of any inheritance they receive.

Earnings for All Seasons

Earnings season can move markets. What is it and why is it important?

Certain Uncertainties in Retirement

The uncertainties we face in retirement can erode our sense of confidence.

Insurance Needs Assessment: For Empty Nesters and Retirees

Do your insurance needs stay the same when the nest empties?

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How Much Home Can I Afford?

With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.

Historical Inflation

This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.

Social Security Taxes

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

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

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.

Home Mortgage Deduction

Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.

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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.

Tax Management Strategies

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

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.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

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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.

From Boats to Brokers

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

Acres of Diamonds

In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.

The Other Sure Thing

Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?

Bursting the Bubble

Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?

Forecast

The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.

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