Karen Busanovich MBA, CFP®, CCPS
CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM
Certified College Planning Specialist

No One Strategy Fits Everyone Our Philosophy Understanding Your Needs, Wants, and Long-Term Goals An Approach Designed for You

Welcome

My goal is to provide you with the knowledge, tools, and confidence you need to manage your financial life. Many of my clients are busy professionals with neither the time nor inclination to actively manage their finances. Our customized planning approach helps you pursue your financial priorities – whether it’s providing the best education for your children, a comfortable retirement, or preserving a legacy for your family. Please explore our website to see how we might help you. And come back frequently, we are constantly updating with new, interesting and insightful content.

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Helpful Content

U.S. Personal Savings Rate

U.S. Personal Savings Rate

What can be learned from the savings rate?

Do Your Kids Know The Value of a Silver Spoon?

Do Your Kids Know The Value of a Silver Spoon?

You taught them how to read and how to ride a bike, but have you taught your children how to manage money?

Healthcare Costs in Retirement

Healthcare Costs in Retirement

Without a solid approach, health care expenses may add up quickly and potentially alter your spending.

 

Will Power

Preparing for the eventual distribution of your assets may not sound enticing. But a will puts the power in your hands.

Estimating Your Estate Taxes

Estate tax laws have changed a few times in recent years. Do you know the new rules?

Value vs. Growth Investing

Among stock-market investors there’s long been a debate between those who favor value and those who favor growth.

How to Make the Tax Code Work for You

When you take the time to learn more about how it works, you may be able to put the tax code to work for you.

Making Sense of U.S. Household Net Worth

A look inside the U.S. government's statistics on household net worth.

A Look at Whole Life Insurance

Whole life insurance remains in force as long as you remain current with premiums. Here's how it works.

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How Much Home Can I Afford?

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

Impact of Taxes and Inflation

Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.

My Retirement Savings

Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.

Saving for Retirement

This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.

Paying Off a Credit Card

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

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.

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Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

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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Where Is the Market Headed?

We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”

The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth

Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?

Acres of Diamonds

In life it often happens that the answers are right in our own back yards. This may be particularly true of investing.

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.

What Can a Million Dollars Buy You?

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

Rightsizing for Retirement

What does your home really cost?

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