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Karen Busanovich MBA, CFP®

CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM

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

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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

Insurance Needs Assessment: When You're Newly Married

Insurance Needs Assessment: When You're Newly Married

Marriage changes everything, including your insurance needs.

Universal Life Insurance

Universal Life Insurance

Universal life insurance is permanent insurance with a flexible premium. Here's how it works.

Keeping Up with the Joneses

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?

 

A Look at Diversification

Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.

Inflation & Your Money

It's important to understand how inflation is reported and how it can affect investments.

Why Regular Rebalancing Makes Sense

Without your knowing, your investment portfolio could be off-kilter.

How Financial Professionals Are Compensated

Read this overview to learn how financial advisors are compensated.

Medicare vs. Medicaid

The terms Medicare and Medicaid sound similar but are two very different things. Learn the differences in this informative article.

Does Your Child Need to File an Income Tax Return?

When your child has income, there’s a good chance that he or she will need to report it and pay taxes.

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Saving for Retirement

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

Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)

This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

Tax Freedom Day

Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.

How Compound Interest Works

Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.

Long-Term-Care Needs

Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.

What Is My Risk Tolerance?

This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.

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Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

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Retirement and Quality of Life

Asking the right questions about how you can save money for retirement without sacrificing your quality of life.

The Power of Compound Interest

Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.

What to Do When You Lose Your Wallet

Ever lost your wallet? Frustrating. Here’s what you can do to keep yourself safe.

18 Years’ Worth of Days

The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?

Jane Bond: Scaling the Ladder

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.

Leaving Your Lasting Legacy

Want to do more with your wealth? You might want to consider creating a charitable foundation.

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