The Great Circle Wealth Strategies team is committed to helping you retire in comfort and security, remain comfortably retired as long as you live, and provide for your loved ones after you pass. Whether you're looking ahead toward retirement, adjusting to a significant transition in your life, or are simply interested in gaining a better understanding of investment or insurance options, Great Circle Wealth Strategies has the experience and resources to address your unique financial needs.
We'll strive to get to know you personally, and to understand your needs, concerns, and goals. Then we'll help you develop, implement, and maintain strategies customized for your individual situation.
As independent financial advisors, we represent the interests of you, our client. We are not affiliated with any insurance company, brokerage firm, or other financial institution. We are able to act in your best interest, without conflicts resulting from corporate sales goals, proprietary product quotas or restrictions.
You'll see that our site is filled with educational videos, articles, presentations, and calculators designed to help you learn more about the world of personal finance. Please send us a note regarding any questions you may have about any particular investment concepts or products. We'll get back to you quickly with a thoughtful answer.
What's My Potential Estate Tax?
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
When Life Insurance Becomes Taxable
Life insurance proceeds are generally tax-free. But not in all cases.
A Living Trust Primer
Living trusts are popular, but their appropriateness will depend upon your individual needs and objectives.
Knowing how insurance deductibles work can help you save money and give you peace of mind.
When considering life insurance, it's important to understand your options.
A letter of instruction provides additional and more personal information regarding your estate.
Choosing to bear the financial burden of an adverse event is called self-insuring. Do you know what that entails?
A good professional provides important guidance and insight through the years.
Explore the benefits and drawbacks to paying off your mortgage prior to retirement with this article.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Here’s a quick guide to checking to see if you have unclaimed money.
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.
Have you explored all your options when it comes to managing your taxable income?
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.