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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

The Business Cycle

The Business Cycle

Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.

What Can a Million Dollars Buy You?

What Can a Million Dollars Buy You?

$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.

A Decision Not Made Is Still a Decision

A Decision Not Made Is Still a Decision

Investors who put off important investment decisions may face potential consequence to their future financial security.

 

Earnings for All Seasons

Earnings season can move markets. What is it and why is it important?

Assess Life Insurance Needs

How to help determine life insurance needs to provide for your family after you pass away.

Raising Healthy Children

Healthy habits are one of the greatest gifts to give your child.

Critical Estate Documents

Sound estate management includes creating financial and healthcare documents. Here's an inside look.

Catch-Up Contributions

Workers 50+ may make contributions to their qualified retirement plans above the limits imposed on younger workers.

What is the Value of Your Business?

Ascertaining the value of your business is important for a variety of reasons.

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Social Security Taxes

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

What Is My Current Net Worth?

Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.

Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

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

Comparing Investments

This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.

Home Mortgage Deduction

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

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

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The Fed and How It Got That Way

Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.

Estate Management 101

A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate

The Business Cycle

How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?

When Markets React

When markets shift, experienced investors stick to their strategy.

Retiring the 4% Rule

A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.

What Smart Investors Know

Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.

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