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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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How Insurance Deductibles Work

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Capital Gains Tax Estimator

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Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.

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

Historical Inflation

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

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The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.

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It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial professional about changes in your situation.

Safeguard Your Digital Estate

If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?

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Coaches have helped you your whole life, in ways big and small. We’d like to be one of them.

Social Security: By the Numbers

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