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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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Will Power

Will Power

Preparing for the eventual distribution of your assets may not sound enticing. But a will puts the power in your hands.

Countdown to College

Countdown to College

Preparing for college means setting goals, staying focused, and tackling a few key milestones along the way.

Catch-Up Contributions

Catch-Up Contributions

Workers 50+ may make contributions to their qualified retirement plans above the limits imposed on younger workers.

 

Financial Strategies in a Post-DOMA World

The Supreme Court’s declaring DOMA unconstitutional may require some same-sex couples to reconsider their financial strategy.

How Will Working Affect Social Security Benefits?

Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.

Value vs. Growth Investing

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

Types of Stock Market Analysis

Most stock market analysis falls into three broad groups: Fundamental, technical, and sentimental. Here’s a look at each.

Rebalancing Your Portfolio

Over time, different investments' performances can shift a portfolio’s intent and risk profile. Rebalancing may be critical.

U.S. Personal Savings Rate

What can be learned from the savings rate?

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What Is My Risk Tolerance?

This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.

Tax Freedom Day

Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.

Paying Off a Credit Card

Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.

How Compound Interest Works

Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.

Disability Income

This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.

Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

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Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

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Global and International Funds

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

Emerging Market Opportunities

What are your options for investing in emerging markets?

Safeguard Your Digital Estate

If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?

Events on Wall Street

Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.

Making Your Tax Bracket Work

Have you explored all of your choices when it comes to managing your taxable income?

The Cycle of Investing

Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.

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