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Welcome to Davis Williams Wealth Management

So much depends on a good plan. It’s true of baking a cake, planting a garden, and coaching a Little League team. It’s true of building an addition to your home. It’s true of building a rocket to travel to the moon. A successful retirement life is no different. The key is a good plan.

Did you know, however, that planning for retirement does not have to be rocket science? It can be pretty straightforward. However extraordinary a rocket launch seems, it’s based on immutable laws of gravity, propulsion, mass, and so on. Such laws never change, and so a rocket launch is predictable. Although your retirement is not predictable, it can be engineered through a planning process - a good plan.

We want you to approach retirement feeling confident that your hopes and your wishes, the lifestyle you now enjoy and the dreams you hope to achieve, could soon be a reality.

 







 

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The Cost of Procrastination

The Cost of Procrastination

Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.

An Arm and a Leg

An Arm and a Leg

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.

Your Cash Flow Statement

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

 

How to Appeal Your Property Taxes

For homeowners who think their property taxes are too high, there are ways to appeal.

Thinking of Retiring Abroad?

However exciting retiring abroad may sound, it deserves considerable planning.

A Brief History of Estate Taxes

Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.

The Financial Literacy Crisis

Many Americans are operating their personal finances with only the barest minimum of knowledge.

Value vs. Growth Investing

Among stock-market investors there’s long been a debate between those who favor value and those who favor growth.

Traditional vs. Roth IRA

One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.

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Long-Term-Care Needs

Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.

Inflation & Retirement

Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.

What Is the Dividend Yield?

This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.

Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)

This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

What Is My Risk Tolerance?

This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

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Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

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The Rule of 72

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.

The Business Cycle

How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?

Keeping Up with the Joneses

Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invest instead?

The Facts About Income Tax

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

Raise Your Retirement Income

Retirees look for ways to convert savings and investments into regular income. One option to consider is an annuity.

Should I Invest in Gold?

Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.

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