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Our commitment is to help you work towards achieving all your financial goals and to provide you with a "worry free" retirement. At Wealth Planning Services, our motto is:"Protecting Your Wealth and Retirement Dreams."

We have a commitment to excellence in everything we do, and our main focus is making sure we live by our motto each and every day. We consider it an honor and a privilege to help our clients work towards making sound investment decisions that will contribute toward a secure future.

Some of these decisions revolve around making investments that will help create a hedge against outliving their income, the impact of inflation, taxation, and rising healthcare costs.

We provide impeccable client service to help reduce taxes and protect assets by utilizing numerous investment products and strategies, so we can help protect our client's lifestyle for a lifetime.

 

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What to Look for in Personal Finance Apps

What to Look for in Personal Finance Apps

An increasing number have been developed to help individuals with their personal finances.

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.

What If You Get Audited?

What If You Get Audited?

The chances of an IRS audit aren’t that high. And being audited does not necessarily imply that the IRS suspects wrongdoing.

 

A Primer on Dividends

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

A Look at Whole Life Insurance

Whole life insurance remains in force as long as you remain current with premiums. Here's how it works.

Password Protection Strategies

Simple steps may help you foil hackers and protect your privacy.

Protecting Your Business from the Loss of a Key Person

Business owners may be able to protect themselves from the financial consequences of losing a key employee.

Asset Allocation

Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.

Trends in Charitable Giving

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

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Home Mortgage Deduction

Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.

Inflation & Retirement

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

Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

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

What Is My Life Expectancy?

Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.

What Is My Risk Tolerance?

This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.

Estimate Your RMD

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

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Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

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Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?

Women and Retirement

Women are great at multi-tasking. But many drop the ball when preparing for retirement.

What Smart Investors Know

Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.

Will You Pay the AMT?

Despite recent tax-law changes, a stunning 4.6 million Americans are expected to pay the AMT in 2018.

When Do You Need a Will?

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

Social Security: By the Numbers

Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.

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