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Over the years, we have found that a team approach can be an effective method to help clients who have a wide variety of needs as they maneuver through a complex financial-services world.
Mercer Putney Financial Advisors uses a widely accepted Six-Step financial planning process: Discover, Evaluate, Analyze, Create, Implement, and Monitor.
Transitions are a part of life. The help of a professional financial guide allows you to understand your options even during the most difficult of times.
Choosing a Mortgage
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.
Four Steps to Valuing an Estate
Determining the value of your estate, or for someone who has passed away, can be a complex undertaking.
A Penny Saved is Two Pennies Earned
Here are some simple and inexpensive energy-saving tips that may help you save money.
For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.
Choosing to bear the financial burden of an adverse event is called self-insuring. Do you know what that entails?
The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.
Divorce is the second most stressful time in a person's life. Here's some tips to get through it.
Do your insurance needs stay the same when the nest empties?
Marriage changes everything, including your insurance needs.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.
Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.
If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.
Have you found yourself suddenly single? Here are 3 steps to take right now.
Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.