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At Money Counts, we offer you access to personal cash flow management strategies which are intended to help you enjoy the money you have now - as well as to provide savings for retirement. In our individual consulting sessions with you, we want you to understand how you could be able to unleash your money’s hidden potential – and obtain more of what you want - with the money you already have!

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At Money Counts, we believe that cash flow can be more important than money in the bank. What is important is discovering how you can use that money to generate the cash you need. We want to assist you with your ability to improve your life style and build for your future. At Money Counts, we want you to feel it can be simple and fun to take charge of your cash flow. We will help you develop a cash flow strategy that allows flexibility for your money to be available when you need it -this year, 5, 10, or 20 years from now.

Success is not about the money you have in the bank – it is about enabling you to live the life you want - now and in the future.

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Put It in a Letter

Put It in a Letter

A letter of instructions provides additional and more personal information regarding your estate.

A Primer on Dividends

A Primer on Dividends

A company's profits can be reinvested or they can be paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."

To Catch a Thief

To Catch a Thief

Having your identity stolen may result in financial loss plus the cost of trying to restore your good name.

 

What Do Your Taxes Pay For?

Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.

Traditional vs. Roth IRA

One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.

Do You Owe The AMT?

If you want to avoid potential surprises at tax time, it may make sense to know where you stand when it comes to the AMT.

Certain Uncertainties in Retirement

The uncertainties we face in retirement can erode our sense of confidence.

TIPS for Inflation

If you are concerned about inflation—and expect short-term interest rates may increase—TIPS could be worth considering.

Thinking of Retiring Abroad?

However exciting retiring abroad may sound, it deserves considerable planning.

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How Compound Interest Works

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

Historical Inflation

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

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

Estimate Your RMD

Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.

Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

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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Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

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Should You Invest in Exchange Traded Funds?

There are nearly 1,200 ETFs available. Should you invest in them?

Interest Rates: How Low Can They Go?

The question used to be how low can interest rates go. Now it's how long can rates remain at their historic low levels?

Acres of Diamonds

In life it often happens that the answers are right in our own back yards. This may be particularly true of investing.

Perception vs. Reality

There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.

Retiring the 4% Rule

A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.

When Do You Need a Will?

When do you need a will? The answer is easy: right now.

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