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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

Should You Invest in Exchange Traded Funds?

Should You Invest in Exchange Traded Funds?

There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?

Four Steps to Valuing an Estate

Four Steps to Valuing an Estate

Determining the value of your estate, or for someone who has passed away, can be a complex undertaking.

Investing with Your Heart

Investing with Your Heart

For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.

 

Eight Mistakes That Can Upend Your Retirement

There are common mistakes you can avoid when saving for retirement.

Test Your Life Insurance Knowledge

How much do you know about one of the most important tools you have to help protect your and your family’s financial future?

Succeeding at Business Succession

There are a number of reasons for business owners to consider a business succession plan sooner rather than later.

What Is a Stretch IRA?

If you have a traditional IRA, you may have the opportunity to extend its tax-deferred status across multiple generations.

Protection Against Uninsured Drivers

You’re hit by an uninsured driver. Now what? Are you protected against financial losses?

Planning for Special Needs Children

Planning for a special-needs child can be complicated, confusing, and even overwhelming.

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Disability Income

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

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

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

Paying Off a Credit Card

Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.

Social Security Taxes

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

What Is My Life Expectancy?

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

Federal Income Tax

Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.

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Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Tax Management Strategies

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

Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

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Rightsizing for Retirement

What does your home really cost?

The Cost of Procrastination

Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.

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.

To Buy or Not to Buy

The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.

Should You Invest in Exchange Traded Funds?

There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?

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