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Julie Brangenberg, CFP®
Patrick Hurley, CFP®

120 West Pearl Street
Jerseyville, IL 62052

618-639-9831

Once Upon a Goal A New Way to Look at Your Bucket List Surprise! You’ve Got Money! RE: Retirement

OUR MISSION:  “Through comprehensive planning and our
proactive investment process, we help reduce financial stress,
creating a more enjoyable life for our clients.”

 



UNPARALLELED SERVICE

Can you imagine navigating the ocean without a map or marine radar?  Why would you try to map out your retirement without a wealth plan?  Our Enhanced Planning Services and Proactive Investment Process will guide you from where you are today to where you want to be in the future.  We will review your current financial position, help you envision your ideal retirement, and then map out a plan to help you pursue your vision.  Take a look at what we offer:

  • Portfolio Management
  • Wealth Planning
  • Risk Management
  • Proactive and Courteous Service



Helpful Content

Women and Financial Strategies

Women and Financial Strategies

Most women don’t shy away from the day-to-day financial decisions, but some may be leaving their future to chance.

The Latte Lie and Other Myths

The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Do you know these three personal finance sayings?

Budgeting After a Divorce

Budgeting After a Divorce

Divorce is the second most stressful time in a person's life. Here's some tips to get through it.

 

The Anatomy of an Index

The S&P 500 represents a large portion of the value of the U.S. equity market, it may be worth understanding.

Variable Universal Life Insurance

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

U.S. Personal Savings Rate

What can be learned from the savings rate?

Why You Need an Estate Strategy

Do you have an estate strategy? You should.

The Utility of Sector Investing

Successful sector investing is dependent upon an accurate analysis about when to rotate in and out.

Don’t Be Your Own Worst Enemy

Emotional biases can adversely impact financial decision making. Here’s a few to be mindful of.

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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.

Historical Inflation

This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.

What Is My Risk Tolerance?

This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

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

Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

What Is My Current Net Worth?

Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.

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Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

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Women and Retirement

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

Global and International Funds

Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?

The Facts About Income Tax

Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.

Jane Bond: Decoding Diversification

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

Jane Bond: Scaling the Ladder

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.

When Do You Need a Will?

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

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