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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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Countdown to College

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A quick look at how federal income taxes work.

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Here are six flags that may make your tax return prime for an IRS audit.

 

10 Scary Facts About Retirement

While you’re exploring the new opportunities the next phase in your life offers, these shocking facts add a healthy dose of reality to your retirement planning.

Key Money Moments: 4 Times You Should Talk to a Pro

Life happens fast, and your finances can take a backseat if you’re not careful. Is it time to check in with a financial professional? This infographic will help you examine your own financial situation and decide if it’s time to step up your financial game.

Retirement Seen Through Your Eyes

What's your vision of retirement?

Overlooked Ways to Add Diversity to Your Portfolio

It’s an exciting time for American investors. Recent years have seen a boom in Americans investing in the stock market, with Goldman Sachs estimating U.S. households will spend $400 billion on equities in 2021, averaging an eyebrow-raising 44% allocation of their total assets to stocks. Between new technologies (like mobile trading apps) lowering the bar to entry and “meme stock” trends raising awareness, it’s no wonder so many people are waking up to the power and potential of investing.

Should You Borrow from Your 401(k)?

Does it make sense to borrow from my 401(k) to pay off debt or to make a major purchase?

What To Do When Your Income Reaches 7 Figures

Preserve your hIgh net worth with these foundational tips.

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What Is My Current Net Worth?

Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.

Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

Tax Freedom Day

Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.

Federal Income Tax

Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.

What Is My Risk Tolerance?

This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.

Historical Inflation

This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.

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5 Smart Investing Principles

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

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Safeguard Your Digital Estate

If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?

Video: The Independence of Financial and Emotional

Greater financial and emotional confidence brings greater independence. Isn’t that what it’s all about?

The Richest Man in Babylon

In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.

What is Life Insurance? Part 1

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The Long Run: Women and Retirement

For women, retirement strategy is a long race. It’s helpful to know the route.

Understanding Dividends

Find out the value working with a mutual company and how you may be entitled to an added benefit of an annual dividend.

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