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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

The Long Run: Women and Retirement

The Long Run: Women and Retirement

For women, retirement strategy is a long race. It’s helpful to know the route.

Planning Your Legacy

Planning Your Legacy

Legacy or estate planning is part of good retirement planning. Here are a few things to consider when working on your plan.

6 Strategies to Help You Prepare for Living on Retirement

6 Strategies to Help You Prepare for Living on Retirement

Explore financial strategies that may help you prepare for living on a fixed budget during retirement on My Retirement Walk.

 

Will Power

Preparing for the eventual distribution of your assets may not sound enticing. But a will puts the power in your hands.

Top Tips for a Retirement Tailgate

The majority of U.S. workers retire at age 63. Do you want to leave the game earlier? Or play longer?

How Big is Money?

Learn a little about worldwide currency in this fun infographic

8 Financial Lessons from the Big (and Little) Screen

Financial lessons from movies and TV.

Assess Life Insurance Needs

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

As of Today, You’re Different.

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

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

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RE: Retirement

How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?

When the Unexpected Becomes Reality

Disability happens to more people, more often than you may think, and it lasts longer, too.

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 Independence of Financial and Emotional Well-Being

Greater financial and emotional confidence brings greater independence. Isn’t that what it’s all about?

Surprise! You’ve Got Money!

Here’s a quick guide to checking to see if you have unclaimed money.

The Cost of Procrastination

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

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