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.
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A House Divided
By understanding a few key concepts during a divorce, you may be able to avoid common pitfalls.
What Do Your Taxes Pay For?
Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.
U.S. Personal Savings Rate
What can be learned from the savings rate?
Preparing for the Expected
You can plan ahead to protect yourself and your family against the financial consequences of deteriorating health.
Building a Solid Financial Foundation
Sustain financial well-being or create wealth through these actions.
The Basics of Medicare
Learn all about Medicare basics in this informative and insightful article.
Social Security: Maximizing Benefits
There are other ways to maximize Social Security benefits, in addition to waiting to claim them.
Countering Counterfeit Currency
Combating counterfeiting remains core to preserving the integrity of the nation’s money.
Volunteering in Retirement
For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.
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This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Interested in a Fuel Efficient Car?
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Assess Your Life Insurance Needs
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
Home Mortgage Deduction
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
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5 Smart Investing Strategies
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Principles of Preserving Wealth
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Your Cash Flow Statement
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
An Inside Look at Retirement Living
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
5 Smart Investing Principles
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
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An Arm and a Leg
A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.
Extended Care: A Patchwork of Possibilities
What is your plan for health care during retirement?
The Power of Compound Interest
Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.
Retirement Plan Detectives
A couple become Retirement Plan Detectives, searching records from old employers.
The Junk Drawer Approach to Investing
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
Saving for College 101
Here’s a crash course on saving for college.