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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 RLS Financial Services, a registered investment advisory firm..

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Weighing the Benefits of Prepaid Debit Cards

Weighing the Benefits of Prepaid Debit Cards

It's important to understand the pros and cons when considering a prepaid debit card.

Keeping Up with the Joneses

Keeping Up with the Joneses

Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?

Dog Bites Neighbor. Now What?

Dog Bites Neighbor. Now What?

Even dogs have bad days. So, what happens when your dog bites a neighbor or passing pedestrian?

 

Pay Yourself First

It sounds simple, but paying yourself first can really pay off.

Insurance Needs Assessment: When You're Young and Single

Even if you’re young and single, you should still consider protecting yourself.

The Half Million Dollar Baby

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Stop Wasting Money

One way to find money is to examine your current spending habits and eliminate money wasters.

Four Really Good Reasons to Invest

There are four very good reasons to start investing. Do you know what they are?

How the Federal Reserve Works

Each day, the Fed is behind the scenes supporting the economy and providing services to the U.S. financial system.

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Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

Tax Freedom Day

Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

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

Impact of Taxes and Inflation

Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.

Lifetime of Earnings

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

Historical Inflation

This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.

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5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

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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.

When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.

Perception vs. Reality

There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.

Understanding the SECURE Act

Explaining the SECURE Act and how the changes affect your retirement strategy.

Should I Invest in Gold?

Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.

Retirement Redefined

Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.

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