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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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A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.

Is it Too Late to Plan for Retirement?

Is it Too Late to Plan for Retirement?

These financial strategies can get you on track even if it feels too late to plan for retirement.

Term to Perm Life Insurance Conversion Tips

Term to Perm Life Insurance Conversion Tips

There are many types of life insurance policies that can help protect you and your family. Term life insurance can be an attractive choice for millennials who are...

 

The A, B, C, & D of Medicare

Learn about all the parts of Medicare with this informative and enjoyable article.

How to Jump-Start Your Financial Strategy for Retirement

Get on track to creating the retirement you want. Here are seven financial strategies to take now to help you.

Prevent a Rift: Money Tips for Newlyweds

Couples may be able to head off many of the problems in a marriage that money can cause.

Maximizing Your Daily Life Expenses

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

Top Tips for Talking to Your Adult Children About Insurance

Just because your millennial child is living on their own or perhaps even raising children of their own, that doesn’t mean important parent-child conversations should stop.

Your Emergency Fund: How Much Is Enough?

Having an emergency fund may help alleviate the stress and worry associated with a financial crisis.

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Historical Inflation

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

Impact of Taxes and Inflation

Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.

Saving for Retirement

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

Saving for College

This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.

What Is My Current Net Worth?

Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.

How Compound Interest Works

Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

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Once Upon a Goal

Do you know how to set up your financial goals for success? This knight does.

Retiring in a Post-Pandemic World

Imagine your ideal post-pandemic retirement with this animated video.

Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

The Fed and How It Got That Way

Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.

The Cost of Procrastination

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

Don’t Myth Out on Whole Life

Whole life insurance can help protect what matters most: your family, your assets, and your legacy.

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