Understanding Today's Financial Environment
Fraser and Associates understands that many of us face challenges as we prepare for the future. We can help take the mystery out of preparing for tomorrow, today. Whether your goal is preparing for retirement, college savings or estate strategies, our personalized services focus on your financial goals and objectives.
Our professionals have years of experience in financial services. We can help address the needs you have today and for many years to come. We look forward to working with you through the various stages of your life.
Trends in Charitable Giving
Some people may want a more advanced gifting strategy that can maximize their gift and generate potential tax benefits.
Don’t Be Your Own Worst Enemy
Emotional biases can adversely impact financial decision making. Here’s a few to be mindful of.
Rebalancing Your Portfolio
Over time, different investments' performances can shift a portfolio’s intent and risk profile. Rebalancing may be critical.
For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
It sounds simple, but paying yourself first can really pay off.
Here’s a list of 10 questions to ask that may help you better understand the costs and benefits of long-term-care insurance.
You face a risk for which the market does not compensate you, that can not be easily reduced through diversification.
Concerns over identity theft continue to grow, especially with data breaches at major companies and financial institutions.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
Do you know these three personal finance sayings?
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
There are a few things to consider when buying or leasing your next vehicle.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.