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.
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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.
Safeguard Your Digital Estate
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?
Estate Management Checklist
Is your estate in order? This short quiz may help you assess your overall strategy.
Does Your Credit Score Affect Your Insurance Rates?
Your credit score may influence how much you pay for auto and home insurance.
Qualifying For Medicare Under Age 65
You might qualify for Medicare if you’re under 65-years-old. This article will explain the conditions where you may qualify for Medicare early.
Critical Estate Documents
Sound estate management includes creating financial and healthcare documents. Here's an inside look.
Traditional vs. Roth IRA
One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.
Insurance Needs Assessment: When You're Young and Single
Even if you’re young and single, you should still consider protecting yourself.
Is a Variable Annuity Right for Me?
Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right.
Do Your Kids Know The Value of a Silver Spoon?
You taught them how to read and how to ride a bike, but have you taught your children how to manage money?
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Self-Employed Retirement Plans
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Federal Income Tax
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Contributing to an IRA?
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Lifetime of Earnings
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
Saving for Retirement
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
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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.
Protecting Those Who Matter Most
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
An Inside Look at Retirement Living
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Principles of Preserving Wealth
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
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A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
Coaches have helped you your whole life, in ways big and small. We'd like to be one of them.
Jane Bond: Scaling the Ladder
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
What Can a Million Dollars Buy You?
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.