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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.

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A Living Trust Primer

A Living Trust Primer

Living trusts are popular, but their appropriateness will depend upon your individual needs and objectives.

Preparing for the Expected

Preparing for the Expected

You can plan ahead to protect yourself and your family against the financial consequences of deteriorating health.

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

 

Understanding the Basics of Medigap Policies

Important as it is, Medicare does not cover the full range of health-care expenses you may experience in your golden years.

Questions to Ask About Medicare

Take the guesswork out of your IEP or SEP with this helpful article.

Donating Art: Taxation Abstraction

The tax rules that govern donating art are complex and confusing. Take a closer look.

Social Security Benefits: How Much Will I Receive

Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process.

What's So Great About a Rollover?

Making a career move requires tough decisions, not the least of which is what to do with the funds in your retirement plan.

Saving on Subscription Service Costs

There are ways to improve your physical fitness without denting your fiscal fitness.

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Disability Income

This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.

Lifetime of Earnings

Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.

Home Mortgage Deduction

Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.

Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)

This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

Tax Freedom Day

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

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Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

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.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

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Investments

You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.

Where Is the Market Headed?

We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”

Should I Invest in Gold?

Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.

The Long Run: Women and Retirement

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

Retirement Redefined

Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.

What Smart Investors Know

Savvy investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.

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