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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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Global vs. International: What’s The Difference?

Global vs. International: What’s The Difference?

International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.

Does Your Portfolio Fit Your Retirement Lifestyle?

Does Your Portfolio Fit Your Retirement Lifestyle?

Lifestyle considerations in creating your retirement portfolio.

Rightsizing for Retirement

Rightsizing for Retirement

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Does Your Credit Score Affect Your Insurance Rates?

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Insurance Needs Assessment: When You're Newly Married

Marriage changes everything, including your insurance needs.

Money Draining Food Myths

These food myths will really put a drain on your wallet.

Directors and Officers Liability Insurance

Not only can D&O insurance provide financial protection, but it can help improve an organization’s decision-making.

What Is an Annuity?

Annuities are versatile tools that can help you save for retirement and generate income in retirement.

The Lowdown on Those Free Credit Scores

What’s the deal with your yearly free credit report?

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Comparing Mortgage Terms

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

My Retirement Savings

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

How Compound Interest Works

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

Federal Income Tax

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

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

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

Annuity Comparison

This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.

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Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

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A New Way to Look at Your Bucket List

That big list of dreams and goals isn't the only way to look at your bucket list.

Don't Buy The Hype

There are a lot of misconceptions about Social Security. Here’s the truth about three of them.

Estate Management 101

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

Investments

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

What Can a Million Dollars Buy You?

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

Ready for Retirement?

Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.

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