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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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When Do You Need a Will?

When Do You Need a Will?

When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.

The 12 Steps to Living Confidently: Smart Debt Decisions

The 12 Steps to Living Confidently: Smart Debt Decisions

Here’s how you can distinguish the difference between healthy and unhealthy debt, and prevent debt from leading stress.

Yours, Mine, and Ours: Estate Strategies for Second Marriage

Yours, Mine, and Ours: Estate Strategies for Second Marriage

Second marriages are a trigger event to revisit any existing estate strategies.

 

3 Important Insurance Considerations for Retirees

Insurance policies are designed to help protect your livelihood, your loved ones, your property and those around you.

Medicare vs. Medicaid

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

Navigating Retirement Pitfalls

Why are they made again and again? Making sense of these errors in judgement.

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...

Your Financial Path Forward in the Midst of Mental Illness

Losing a job is never easy, even under normal circumstances. Losing a job or needing to take extended time off of work due to mental illness, however, comes with its own unique set of pressures to navigate

Can Group, Private Disability Policies Work Together?

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

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A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

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

Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)

This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

Paying Off a Credit Card

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

Lifetime of Earnings

Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.

What Is My Current Net Worth?

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

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Encore Careers: Push Your Boundaries

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

Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

Student Loan Protection

Learn why protecting your student loan payments is an important aspect of your income protection strategy.

Risk Tolerance: What’s Your Style?

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

Rightsizing for Retirement

What does your home really cost?

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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