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.
Should I Invest in Gold?
Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.
Test Your Life Insurance Knowledge
How much do you know about one of the most important tools you have to help protect your and your family’s financial future?
What is the Value of Your Business?
Ascertaining the value of your business is important for a variety of reasons.
Term insurance is the simplest form of life insurance. Here's how it works.
There are other ways to maximize Social Security benefits, in addition to waiting to claim them.
Do you have an estate strategy? You should.
Understanding the types of long-term-care services—and what those services could cost—may be critical.
Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.
Concerns over identity theft continue to grow, especially with data breaches at major companies and financial institutions.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?
When should you take your Social Security benefit?
You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.
How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.