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Doug Atkins of Eagle Financial Designs

Let a sound financial plan improve the quality of your life.


The future of accumulating wealth, preserving it for retirement and having a family heritage to pass on, has taken a different look in the past generation. The uncertainty of social security, changing tax codes, frequent job changes and stock market volatility have all contributed to this outlook. Today it is vital to find a trusted source of financial advice, create a plan and implement it.

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Where Is the Market Headed?

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?”

Three Key Questions to Answer Before Taking Social Security

Three Key Questions to Answer Before Taking Social Security

When to start? Should I continue to work? How can I maximize my benefit?

Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?

 

When Should You Take Social Security

Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.

Will Power

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

Caring for Aging Parents

As our nation ages, many Americans are turning their attention to caring for aging parents.

Planning for Special Needs Children

Planning for a special-needs child can be complicated, confusing, and even overwhelming.

5 Things That Seasoned Travelers Are Doing (That You're Not)

A collection of tips from professional travelers.

How Does Your Credit Score Compare?

Have you ever wondered how your credit score compares to the rest of the country? Take a look and see.

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Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

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

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

Comparing Mortgage Terms

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

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.

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Retirement Plan Distributions

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

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.

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

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Investments

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

Choosing a Mortgage

Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.

Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

Should You Invest in Exchange Traded Funds?

There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?

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.

To Buy or Not to Buy

The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.

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