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Karen Busanovich MBA, CFP®

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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

Managing Your Lifestyle

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

What to Do When You Lose Your Wallet

What to Do When You Lose Your Wallet

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

Should You Ever Retire?

Should You Ever Retire?

A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.

 

Choosing a Business Structure

Entrepreneurs all face the same question, “Which business structure should I adopt?”

Starting a Roth IRA for a Teen

This early financial decision could prove helpful over time.

Systematic Withdrawals in Retirement

Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.

How to Appeal Your Property Taxes

For homeowners who think their property taxes are too high, there are ways to appeal.

And the Executor Is

The right executor may help ensure the distribution of your assets is done with as little upheaval as possible.

IRA Withdrawals that Escape the 10% Tax Penalty

The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.

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Saving for College

This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.

What Is My Risk Tolerance?

This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.

Lifetime of Earnings

Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.

Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

Impact of Taxes and Inflation

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

Comparing Mortgage Terms

Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.

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Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

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The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Check out this video to begin separating fact from fiction.

From Boats to Brokers

From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.

The Richest Man in Babylon

In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.

The Cost of Procrastination

Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.

Perception vs. Reality

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

Extended Care: A Patchwork of Possibilities

What is your plan for health care during retirement?

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