WOOD & ASSOCIATES Tax and Wealth Management, LLC
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.
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Protecting Your Home Against Flood Loss
Protect yourself against the damage that your homeowners policy doesn’t cover.
Social Security: By the Numbers
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
Extended Care: A Patchwork of Possibilities
What is your plan for health care during retirement?
Healthy habits are one of the greatest gifts to give your child.
The federal government requires deceased individuals to file a final income tax return.
The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.
Among stock-market investors there’s long been a debate between those who favor value and those who favor growth.
Drinking may be a “rite of passage” for teens, but when it occurs in your home you may be held responsible for their actions.
Estate management can help ensure that your assets are transferred according to your wishes while managing tax issues.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.
2018 could be shaping up to be an interesting year.