Donald E. Bouchard, MBA, ATP, LUTCF
Financial Advisor and Accredited Tax Preparer
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Saving for Retirement
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Medicare Advantage 101
Overview of Medicare Advantage, what’s in them, special rules, and more.
The Long Run: Women and Retirement
For women, retirement strategy is a long race. It’s helpful to know the route.
Beware of these traps that could upend your retirement.
Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.
In the face of divorce, making changes to insurance coverage may be overlooked.
Here are 4 great, and sometimes unexpected, places to raise a family.
Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.
How much do you know about one of the most important tools you have to help protect your and your family’s financial future?
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or another qualified retirement plan.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
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.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”
Learn about cyber liability insurance in this entertaining video.
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.
Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.