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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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Ways to Supplement Your Medicare Coverage

Ways to Supplement Your Medicare Coverage

There are numerous ways to supplement your Medicare insurance coverage. This article helps you explore your options.

Keeping Your Business Strong

Keeping Your Business Strong

Think about your investment in your business. It’s not simply a business, it’s your life’s work.

9 Facts About Social Security

9 Facts About Social Security

There are things about Social Security that might surprise you.

 

Planning for the Expected

You can plan ahead to protect yourself and your family against the financial consequences of deteriorating health.

Best Vacations: By Car, By Ship, By Foot, Once in a Lifetime

Four vacation destinations you might never have thought of.

Medicare vs. Medicaid

The terms Medicare and Medicaid sound similar but are two very different things. Learn the differences in this informative article.

Build a Stronger Financial Future

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

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.

Countdown to College

Preparing for college means setting goals, staying focused, and tackling a few key milestones along the way.

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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.

Inflation & Retirement

Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.

Historical Inflation

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

Saving for Retirement

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

Bi-Weekly Payments

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

Paying Off a Credit Card

Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

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Emerging Market Opportunities

What are your options for investing in emerging markets?

Inflation and Your Portfolio

Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.

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.

Encore Careers: Push Your Boundaries

Ready for retirement? Find out why many are considering encore careers and push your boundaries into something more, here.

The Long Run: Women and Retirement

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

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?”

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