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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 the New Tax Bill Means for You
What does the Tax Reform and Jobs Act mean for you?
Mutual Funds vs. ETFs
Exchange-traded funds have some things in common with mutual funds, but there are differences, too.
The Junk Drawer Approach to Investing
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
Workers 50+ may make contributions to their qualified retirement plans above the limits imposed on younger workers.
Four vacation destinations you might never have thought of.
Thanks to the work of three economists, we have a better understanding of what determines an asset’s price.
International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.
Learn a little about worldwide currency in this fun infographic
These food myths will really put a drain on your wallet.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
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.
Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
The seas of the market are constantly shifting. Whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?