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Planning Today for the Uncertainties of Tomorrow.

At Read Wealth Management, we understand that pre-retirees and retirees face many important decisions that can affect their long-term financial success. Some of these decisions revolve around making investments that will help create a hedge against outliving their income, the impact of inflation, taxation, insurance, and rising healthcare costs.

Because over eighty percent of our clients are retirees with similar concerns, we are in an advantageous position to approach such challenges with experience and skill.

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With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.

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Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.

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Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.

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Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

Federal Income Tax

Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.

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Managing Your Lifestyle

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

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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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A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate

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You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.

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There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.

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