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The Journeys Group offers "Journeys" a unique spirit based program that enables the individual to take an insightful, self-exploratory approach to personal financial strategies.

The program is designed to make your money work more aggressively for you through strong financial strategies and personal growth as it pertains to managing your finances. "Journeys" allows you to explore your aims and devise a roadmap for your life, your finances, and the legacy you wish to leave for your family and community. Most importantly, it can help ease your mind to know that your investment decisions are intentional and appropriate.

Retirement

Steps to consider so you can potentially accumulate the money you'll need to pursue the retirement activities you want.

Investment

Create an investment strategy that’s designed to pursue your risk tolerance, time horizon, and goals.

Estate

Manage personal affairs while you're alive and control the distribution of wealth upon your death.

Insurance

A well-structured insurance program can help protect your loved ones from the financial consequences of unexpected events.

Tax

Understanding tax strategies can potentially help you better manage your overall tax situation.

Money

Managing your money involves more than simply making and following a budget.

Lifestyle

How to strike a balance between work and leisure is just one aspect of the wide-ranging Lifestyle matters.

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A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit

A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit

Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.

 

Variable Universal Life Insurance

Variable Universal Life is permanent insurance in which the policyholder directs how premiums are invested.

A Look at Whole Life Insurance

Whole life insurance remains in force as long as you remain current with premiums. Here's how it works.

Trends in Charitable Giving

Some people may want a more advanced gifting strategy that can maximize their gift and generate potential tax benefits.

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Business owners may be able to protect themselves from the financial consequences of losing a key employee.

Getting a Head Start on College Savings

A few strategies that may help you prepare for the cost of higher education.

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Impact of Taxes and Inflation

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

Long-Term-Care Needs

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

Assess Your Life Insurance Needs

This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.

Disability Income

This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.

Self-Employed Retirement Plans

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

Home Mortgage Deduction

Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.

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Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

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

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The Rule of 72

Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.

An Arm and a Leg

A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.

The Power of Compound Interest

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

Women and Retirement

Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.

To Buy or Not to Buy

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

Your Personal Recovery

As the economy gathers momentum, many are waiting for their personal finances to gather momentum, too.

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