Over the years, we have found that a team approach can be an effective method to help clients who have a wide variety of needs as they maneuver through a complex financial-services world.
Mercer Putney Financial Advisors uses a widely accepted Six-Step financial planning process: Discover, Evaluate, Analyze, Create, Implement, and Monitor.
Transitions are a part of life. The help of a professional financial guide allows you to understand your options even during the most difficult of times.
What Smart Investors Know
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
The Financial Literacy Crisis
Many Americans are operating their personal finances with only the barest minimum of knowledge.
The Ivory Tower Changes Wall Street
Thanks to the work of three economists, we have a better understanding of what determines an asset’s price.
As our nation ages, many Americans are turning their attention to caring for aging parents.
Five strategies for managing your student debt.
Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.
The uncertainties we face in retirement can erode our sense of confidence.
The federal government requires deceased individuals to file a final income tax return.
Regardless of how you approach retirement, there are some things about it that might surprise you.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
The seas of the market are constantly shifting. Whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.
Recent changes in estate tax laws could affect the strategy you have in place.
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.
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.