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Don't Buy The Hype Surprise! You’ve Got Money! 18 Years Worth of Days Bridging the Confidence Gap

Welcome to Foster’s Financial Management, LLC &
Foster’s Tax Accounting, LLC

Today’s economic environment presents many challenges. But along with these challenges comes opportunities and potential rewards for those who can identify long-term trends.

Whether you’re facing retirement—or looking to better understand certain investment ideas—we can help you address your most pressing money questions.

Our first priority is your overall financial success. We want to learn more about your personal situation, identify your dreams and goals, and understand your tolerance for risk. Long-term relationships that encourage open and honest communication have been the cornerstone of my foundation of success.

Our site is filled with educational videos, articles, presentations, and calculators designed to help you learn more about the world of personal finance. As you search my website, send me 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.

Helpful Content

The Richest Man in Babylon

The Richest Man in Babylon

In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.

The Utility of Sector Investing

The Utility of Sector Investing

Successful sector investing is dependent upon an accurate analysis about when to rotate in and out.

A Look at Whole Life Insurance

A Look at Whole Life Insurance

Whole life insurance remains in force as long as you remain current with premiums. Here's how it works.

 

Stop Wasting Money

One way to find money is to examine your current spending habits and eliminate money wasters.

What Do Your Taxes Pay For?

Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.

Will Power

Preparing for the eventual distribution of your assets may not sound enticing. But a will puts the power in your hands.

Debt Stress

There’s a link between debt and stress.

All Muni Bonds Are Not Created Equal

Gaining a better understanding of municipal bonds makes more sense than ever.

9 Facts About Retirement

Regardless of how you approach retirement, there are some things about it that might surprise you.

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Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.

Contributing to an IRA?

Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.

Tax Freedom Day

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

Social Security Taxes

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

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

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Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

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.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

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Don't Buy The Hype

There are a lot of misconceptions about Social Security. Here’s the truth about three of them.

Your DNA Test

If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.

Are Alternative Investments Right for You?

With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.

How to Retire Early

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

The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Do you know these three personal finance sayings?

Jane Bond: Infiltrating the Market

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.

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