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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.


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Build a Stronger Financial Future

Build a Stronger Financial Future

Learn about a financial asset that can help you build a stronger financial future.

Dog Bites Neighbor. Now What?

Dog Bites Neighbor. Now What?

Even dogs have bad days. So, what happens when your dog bites a neighbor or passing pedestrian?

Can Group, Private Disability Policies Work Together?

Can Group, Private Disability Policies Work Together?

Loss of income from disability has the potential to cause financial hardship. Disability insurance can help.

 

A Look at Diversification

Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.

Is Term Life Insurance for You?

Term insurance is the simplest form of life insurance. Here's how it works.

Assess Life Insurance Needs

How to help determine life insurance needs to provide for your family after you pass away.

9 Facts About Social Security

There are things about Social Security that might surprise you.

Spotting Credit Trouble

The wise use of credit is a critical skill. These 10 questions will help you assess your skill level.

The Business Cycle

Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

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Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Do you have causes that you want to support with donations?

Estate Management 101

A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate.

The Cost of Procrastination

Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.

Where Is the Market Headed?

We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”

Rightsizing for Retirement

What does your home really cost?

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.

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