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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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Choosing a Business Structure

Choosing a Business Structure

Entrepreneurs all face the same question, “Which business structure should I adopt?”

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.

Retirement Planning With Your Special Needs Child in Mind

Retirement Planning With Your Special Needs Child in Mind

Having a special needs child adds another layer of complexity to retirement planning. A special needs trust may help.

 

Disability and Your Finances

In the event of an unforeseen accident or illness, disability insurance may be a good way to protect your income and savings.

Keep Your Umbrella Handy

Umbrella liability can be a fairly inexpensive way to help shelter current assets and future income from the unexpected.

Infographic: Top Tip for Tipping

Do you really have to tip 25% on a $5 coffee? What about your ride-share driver? Learn from the experts.

Insurance Needs Assessment: When You're Newly Married

Marriage changes everything, including your insurance needs.

Mentorship for Entrepreneurs: An Invaluable Resource

Entrepreneurship can be a rewarding but solitary pursuit.

Business Boosters: Holding on to Talent

No matter what business you’re in, once you start hiring employees, you get into the people business.

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

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Risk Tolerance: What’s Your Style?

Learn about what risk tolerance really means in this helpful and insightful video.

Emerging Market Opportunities

What are your options for investing in emerging markets?

The Power of Compound Interest

Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.

A New Way to Look at Your Bucket List

Bucket lists don’t have to be for tomorrow.

Don't Buy The Hype

There are a lot of misconceptions about Social Security. Here’s the truth about three of them.

Keeping Up with the Joneses

Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?

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