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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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Bi-Weekly Payments

Bi-Weekly Payments

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

The Big Little Things: 5 Easy Ways to Protect Your Money

The Big Little Things: 5 Easy Ways to Protect Your Money

It’s morning and you’re out the door. Immediately your home’s smart devices take over, dialing down the heat, turning off the coffeemaker, and arming surveillance inside and out. In the car, rain-sensing wipers activate at the first drops; adaptive cruise control maintains a steady pace; and upon arrival, parking assist gets you into a tight space, no problem.

Insurance Options for Business Succession Planning

Insurance Options for Business Succession Planning

Business owners with the desire to see their businesses continue after they are no longer involved need to plan quite carefully.

 

Your Emergency Fund: How Much Is Enough?

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

Prescription Drug Benefits Under Medicare (Part D)

Do you need to enroll in Medicare Part D? Read this article to learn more about whether you need this coverage

Making Sense Of A Home Warranty

Understanding the value of a home warranty.

How to Spend Smart to Improve Cash Flow

Congratulations — your business is profitable! Have you considered how much of those profits to reinvest in your business?

Consider Keeping Your Life Insurance When You Retire

Reasons to retain your coverage into your retirement years.

10 Scary Facts About Retirement

While you’re exploring the new opportunities the next phase in your life offers, these shocking facts add a healthy dose of reality to your retirement planning.

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What Is My Current Net Worth?

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

Bi-Weekly Payments

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

Comparing Mortgage Terms

Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.

Historical Inflation

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

How Compound Interest Works

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

Impact of Taxes and Inflation

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

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

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16 Wall Street Cliches in 60 Seconds

Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.

Don’t Myth Out on Whole Life

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

What to Do When You Lose Your Wallet

Ever lost your wallet? Frustrating. Here’s what you can do to keep yourself safe.

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?”

Encore Careers: Push Your Boundaries

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

Retiring in a Post-Pandemic World

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

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