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Judy Steele, Steele Financial Partners Inc

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I often begin a conversation with

"What's important about money to you?

When you really stop and take that in, isn't it about living a life that resonates down deep within? Afterall, planning is about envisioning your future.

That's where I come in.

We collaborate to accomplish a plan that is engineered to make those dreams, a reality.

I hope your visit to this website will help you understand the opportunities and potential rewards that are available when you take a proactive approach to your personal financial situation. We have created this Web site to help you gain a better understanding of the financial concepts behind insurance, investing, retirement, estate planning, and wealth preservation.

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Four Really Good Reasons to Invest

Four Really Good Reasons to Invest

There are four very good reasons to start investing. Do you know what they are?

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Is a Variable Annuity Right for Me?

Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right

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Thinking of Retiring Abroad?

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What the New Tax Bill Means for You

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Best Performing Asset Classes

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Healthy Body, Healthy Pocketbook

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Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

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Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.

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

My Retirement Savings

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

Self-Employed Retirement Plans

Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

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Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

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Retiring the 4% Rule

A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.

A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.

When Do You Need a Will?

When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.

It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times

All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.

Perception vs. Reality

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

Jane Bond: Decoding Diversification

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.

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