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Matt Van Maanen CFP®, CAP®, ChFC®, CASL®

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At Financial Architects we understand the challenges families and individuals face with their finances.  We look forward to helping you by developing a customized plan to grow and protect your wealth.


Helpful Content

Stop Wasting Money

Stop Wasting Money

One way to find money is to examine your current spending habits and eliminate money wasters.

Commitment and Money Conversations

Commitment and Money Conversations

Talking about money isn’t as scary as it seems.

Women and Retirement

Women and Retirement

Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.

 

Choosing a Retirement Plan that Fits Your Business

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

Life and Death of a Twenty Dollar Bill

How long does a $20 bill last?

Gun Ownership and Your Homeowners Policy

Gun owners need to make sure that their homeowners policy covers the full value of their firearm(s) as personal liability.

Maximizing Your Daily Life Expenses

Hour by hour, these 11 tips can help cut daily costs and save more money.

As of Today, You’re Different.

Help others achieve life-long financial balance with just a desire to be something different.

How to Appeal Your Property Taxes

For homeowners who think their property taxes are too high, there are ways to appeal.

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Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

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

Bi-Weekly Payments

This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.

Saving for Retirement

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

Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

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

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.

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.

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Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

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Jane Bond: Infiltrating the Market

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.

Choosing a Mortgage

Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.

It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times

All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.

Bridging the Confidence Gap

In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.

Surprises

Making the most of surprises is a great reason to work with us.

When Do You Need a Will?

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

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