At Garrett Michael Financial, we work with clients in many different stages of their lives; Accumulation, Risk Management, and Income Distribution. We utilize an investment approach that underlines risk-managed portfolios to help investors meet their unique financial goals. Our goal is to make sure our clients understand their investment choices by placing their wealth and well-being above all else.
The Fed and How It Got That Way
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
The Power of Compound Interest
Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.
Buying Auto Insurance For Teen Drivers
Tips on insuring your teen driver.
Second marriages are a trigger event to revisit any existing estate strategies.
Tips to avoid checking in luggage on your next vacation.
Creating an inventory of your possessions can save you time, money and aggravation in the event you someday suffer losses.
One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.
You can plan ahead to protect yourself and your family against the financial consequences of deteriorating health.
Is your estate in order? This short quiz may help you assess your overall strategy.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
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 employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.
Have you found yourself suddenly single? Here are 3 steps to take right now.