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.
Money that Buys Good Health is Never Ill Spent
It's important to make sure your retirement strategy anticipates health-care expenses.
What Smart Investors Know
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
Investing with Your Heart
For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.
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A quick look at how federal income taxes work.
Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.
Your credit score may influence how much you pay for auto and home insurance.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate
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A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.