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It is also the foundation for well-planned, and well-thought-out, decisions.  We understand that you face unique and significant challenges as you prepare for retirement.  Helping prepare our clients for this next phase in life, we believe in thinking differently.

As a wealth management team serving the needs of Cape Girardeau and Greater St. Louis, Missouri, our job is to empower our clients, helping them to make educated and informed decisions about their wealth.  However you may define your wealth, our focus is helping you make smart decisions to protect it.

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You've worked hard to get where you are today - you want to be smart about how to use your resources to benefit your family going forward.  For 32 years, we have been helping our clients put insight into action.

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Private Wealth Management

Our clients benefit from a cutting-edge team that has a clear and comprehensive vision of wealth management, addressing the Private Wealth Management issues affluent individuals face today.

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We believe our team approach adds a broader perspective to all we do and provides increased benefits to our clients.

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Interest Rates: How Low Can They Go?

Interest Rates: How Low Can They Go?

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How to Make the Tax Code Work for You

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Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

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Comparing Mortgage Terms

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Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

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An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

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What Can a Million Dollars Buy You?

$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.

Do You Feel Lucky?

Recent changes in estate tax laws could affect the strategy you have in place.

Perception vs. Reality

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

Rightsizing for Retirement

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The Fed and How It Got That Way

A quick history of the Federal Reserve and and overview of what it does.

Ready for Retirement?

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