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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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The Power of Compound Interest

The Power of Compound Interest

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Healthy Body, Healthy Pocketbook

Healthy Body, Healthy Pocketbook

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A Taxing Story: Capital Gains and Losses

Understanding how capital gains are taxed may help you refine your investment strategies.

When Should You Take Social Security

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Should You Choose a Fixed or Variable?

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How to help determine life insurance needs to provide for your family after you pass away.

9 Facts About Retirement

Regardless of how you approach retirement, there are some things about it that might surprise you.

Traditional vs. Roth IRA

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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.

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

Home Mortgage Deduction

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

Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)

This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.

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.

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Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

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 Principles

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

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Will You Pay the AMT?

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

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

Three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.

The Other Sure Thing

Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime, and those we love may suffer if we are not prepared.

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.

The Cost of Procrastination

Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.

Are Alternative Investments Right for You?

With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.

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