Donald E. Bouchard, MBA, ATP, LUTCF
Financial Advisor and Accredited Tax Preparer
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A Reminder of Why It's Important to Take a Long-Term View
The recent market drop is an important reminder of why it's important to take a long-term view.
Investing with Your Heart
For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.
Surprise! You’ve Got Money!
Here’s a quick guide to checking to see if you have unclaimed money.
Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.
For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.
The care of special-needs children continues into their adult years, and may survive the passing of their parents.
The uncertainties we face in retirement can erode our sense of confidence.
Gaining a better understanding of municipal bonds makes more sense than ever.
Alternative investments are going mainstream for accredited investors. It’s critical to sort through the complexity.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
Making the most of surprises is a great reason to work with us.
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.