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I provide accounting, tax, financial services and investment planning services to individuals and businesses.

Retirement planning, education planning, risk management and so much more. I offer my clients a multi-faceted approach to address their growing financial needs.

Investment and financial services are offered by Robert L. Stickel, CPA, CFP through his affiliation with HD Vest Investment Services.

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The New Red Scare: Chinese Ownership of U.S. Debt

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

Estimate Your RMD

Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.

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Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.

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Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

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