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R. B. Chip Olson , CFP®

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Over 25 Years Helping People Reach Their Financial Goals

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Some people may want a more advanced gifting strategy that can maximize their gift and generate potential tax benefits.

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Rebalancing Your Portfolio

Over time, different investments' performances can shift a portfolio’s intent and risk profile. Rebalancing may be critical.

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Here are five facts about Social Security that are important to keep in mind.

What Is a Stretch IRA?

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Inventorying Your Possessions

Creating an inventory of your possessions can save you time, money and aggravation in the event you someday suffer losses.

A Home Insurance Claim: To File Or Not To File

Learn when it may not make sense to file a claim on your home insurance.

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This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.

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Social Security Taxes

Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.

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This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

Self-Employed Retirement Plans

Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.

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Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

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Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

Retirement Plan Distributions

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Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

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Tax Management Strategies

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

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Extended Care: A Patchwork of Possibilities

What is your plan for health care during retirement?

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?”

It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times

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Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

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Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

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