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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 Financial Literacy Crisis

The Financial Literacy Crisis

Many Americans are operating their personal finances with only the barest minimum of knowledge.

Lifetime of Earnings

Lifetime of Earnings

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

5 Tips for Self-Care in Tough Times

5 Tips for Self-Care in Tough Times

With the current landscape creating changes—and challenges—for everything from our day-to-day routines like the way we shop for necessities to employment risks and realities, the need for self-care has never been more important.

 

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.

What to Look for in Personal Finance Apps

An increasing number have been developed to help individuals with their personal finances.

How to Make Charitable Giving a Lifelong Pursuit

Charitable donations are good for the recipient, and increasingly, research shows that they are good for the giver, too.

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

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

How to Conquer the World - 5 Financial Strategies for Savvy

Learn more about women taking control of their finances with this infographic.

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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Paying Off a Credit Card

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

Saving for College

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

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

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

What Is My Current Net Worth?

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

Inflation & Retirement

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

Bi-Weekly Payments

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

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

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The Other Sure Thing

Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?

Risk Tolerance: What’s Your Style?

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

Behavioral Finance

An amusing and whimsical look at behavioral finance best practices for investors.

Student Loan Protection

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

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Do you have causes that you want to support with donations?

The Long Run: Women and Retirement

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

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