Donald E. Bouchard, MBA, ATP, LUTCF
Financial Advisor and Accredited Tax Preparer
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Retirement Accounts When You Change Your Job
This video discusses issues related to your retirement accounts when you move on from your job.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Prevent a Rift: Money Tips for Newlyweds
Couples may be able to head off many of the problems in a marriage that money can cause.
Countdown to College
Preparing for college means setting goals, staying focused, and tackling a few key milestones along the way.
Understanding the Basics of Medigap Policies
Important as it is, Medicare does not cover the full range of health-care expenses you may experience in your golden years.
Insurance Needs Assessment: Married With Children
When you’re married and have children, insurance needs will be different.
Personal Finance Tips for Military Families
Military families face unique challenges, making personal finance even more critical.
Budgeting After a Divorce
Divorce is the second most stressful time in a person's life. Here's some tips to get through it.
Please Leave Home Without It
Concerns over identity theft continue to grow, especially with data breaches at major companies and financial institutions.
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Home Mortgage Deduction
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Federal Income Tax
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
My Retirement Savings
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
Tax Freedom Day
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
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Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Protecting Those Who Matter Most
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
5 Smart Investing Strategies
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Investment Strategies for Retirement
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Your Cash Flow Statement
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Principles of Preserving Wealth
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
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The Long Run: Women and Retirement
For women, retirement strategy is a long race. It’s helpful to know the route.
Social Security: By the Numbers
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
Encore Careers: Push Your Boundaries
Ready for retirement? Find out why many are considering encore careers and push your boundaries into something more, here.
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?
The Power of Compound Interest
Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.
Inflation and Your Portfolio
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.