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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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Pay Yourself First

Pay Yourself First

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A Primer on Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts

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The Richest Man in Babylon

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Best Performing Asset Classes

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Retirement Income and the Traditional Portfolio

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Should You Borrow from Your 401(k)?

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Term vs. Permanent Life Insurance

When considering life insurance, it's important to understand your options.

Systematic Withdrawals in Retirement - Clear and Wrong?

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A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

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

Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.

Social Security Taxes

Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.

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

Long-Term-Care Needs

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

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Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

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.

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

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A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.

Interest Rates: How Low Can They Go?

The question used to be how low can interest rates go. Now it's how long can rates remain at their historic low levels?

Where Is the Market Headed?

We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

Three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.

The Other Sure Thing

Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime, and those we love may suffer if we are not prepared.

What Can a Million Dollars Buy You?

$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.

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