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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.

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A Brief History of Estate Taxes

A Brief History of Estate Taxes

Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.

The Real Cost of a Vacation Home

The Real Cost of a Vacation Home

What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?

Should You Invest in Exchange Traded Funds?

Should You Invest in Exchange Traded Funds?

There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?

 

“Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams to Watch For

Every year the IRS releases its list of tax scams, spotlighting some ways that people try to separate you from your money.

What is the Value of Your Business?

Ascertaining the value of your business is important for a variety of reasons.

Crowdfunding—Capital for the 21st Century

Crowdfunding continues to gain momentum as more people search the Internet for financing and fundraising alternatives.

Value vs. Growth Investing

Among stock-market investors there’s long been a debate between those who favor value and those who favor growth.

When Heirs are Imperfect

The money problems or bad lifestyle habits of adult children could lead to the squandering of any inheritance they receive.

12 Things to do Before the Ball Drops

The year’s end is the perfect time to do these 12 things.

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Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

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

Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.

Estimate Your RMD

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

Saving for College

This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.

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Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

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Bursting the Bubble

Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?

Coaches

Coaches have helped you your whole life, in ways big and small. We’d like to be one of them.

When Do You Need a Will?

When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.

Ready for Retirement?

Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.

Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

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

Retiring the 4% Rule

A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.

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