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.
Social Security: By the Numbers
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
When Heirs are Imperfect
The money problems or bad lifestyle habits of adult children could lead to the squandering of any inheritance they receive.
Does Your Child Need to File an Income Tax Return?
When your child has income, there’s a good chance that he or she will need to report it and pay taxes.
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
Annuities are versatile tools that can help you save for retirement and generate income in retirement.
This worksheet can help you estimate the costs of a four-year college program.
Important as it is, Medicare does not cover the full range of health-care expenses you may experience in your golden years.
Sound estate management includes creating financial and healthcare documents. Here's an inside look.
International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
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.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?