Gary D. Meeks, RICP®
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Tips on insuring your teen driver.
The money problems or bad lifestyle habits of adult children could lead to the squandering of any inheritance they receive.
Here are 4 great, and sometimes unexpected, places to raise a family.
Annuities are versatile tools that can help you save for retirement and generate income in retirement.
Here’s a list of 10 questions to ask that may help you better understand the costs and benefits of long-term-care insurance.
An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate
There are a few things to consider when buying or leasing your next vehicle.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
Have you found yourself suddenly single? Here are 3 steps to take right now.
Making the most of surprises is a great reason to work with us.
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?