Gary D. Meeks, RICP®
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This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
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