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Jerry Strayve

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Your Financial Future

Today’s economic environment presents many challenges. But along with these challenges comes opportunities and potential rewards for those who can identify long-term trends.

Whether you’re facing retirement—or looking to better understand certain investment ideas—we can help you address your most pressing money questions.

Our first priority is your overall financial success. We want to learn more about your personal situation, identify your dreams and goals, and understand your tolerance for risk. Long-term relationships that encourage open and honest communication have been the cornerstone of my foundation of success.

Our site is filled with educational videos, articles, presentations, and calculators designed to help you learn more about the world of personal finance. As you search my website, send me a note regarding any questions you may have about any particular investment concepts or products. We'll get back to you quickly with a thoughtful answer.

Helpful Content

Revising Estate Strategy Assumptions

Revising Estate Strategy Assumptions

Estate tax exemptions rules appear to be stabilizing, prompting many to reconsider conventional estate strategies.

Inflation and Your Portfolio

Inflation and Your Portfolio

Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.

What Do Your Taxes Pay For?

What Do Your Taxes Pay For?

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

 

5 Original Ways to Show Your Love

One of the best ways to love the people you care about is through properly protecting yourself, and them.

Your Changing Definition of Risk in Retirement

A change in your mindset during retirement may drive changes to your portfolio.

Tax Deductions You Won't Believe

Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.

The Pre-Retirement Checklist

This checklist can give you a quick snapshot of how prepared you are.

Red Flags for Tax Auditors

Here are six flags that may make your tax return prime for an IRS audit.

Don’t Be Your Own Worst Enemy

Emotional biases can adversely impact financial decision making. Here’s a few to be mindful of.

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How Much Home Can I Afford?

With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.

Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.

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.

Inflation & Retirement

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

My Retirement Savings

Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

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Should I Invest in Gold?

Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.

Emerging Market Opportunities

What are your options for investing in emerging markets?

Once Upon a Goal

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

Women and Retirement

Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.

When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.

Jane Bond: Scaling the Ladder

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.

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