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Guiding You Toward A Meaningful Second Half

At Second Half Strategies, we are inspired to help families work proactively toward a financially meaningful second half, so that they can be inspired to focus on the people and activities that are significant to them. As an independent firm, we are your financial advocate, providing independent and objective advice that is tailored with personalized service. Our process helps you design, implement and monitor practical and durable strategies that are focused on the unique objectives of your family. We hope to help you make sense of a complex financial world and to offer you greater confidence in your financial decisions.  

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We offer customized investment plans and unbiased guidance with the ultimate goal of helping you navigate the challenges of the markets.

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Wealth Management

Your future is what motivates us, and we want to help you create meaning and purpose with your wealth.

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In addition to investment guidance, we also provide insurance options to make sure you are adequately protected.

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Social Security Taxes

Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.

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

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Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

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Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.

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

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Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

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A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

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Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.


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