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Today’s economic environment presents many challenges. But along with these challenges comes opportunities and potential rewards for those who can identify long-term trends.

Whether you’re facing retirement—or looking to better understand certain investment ideas—we can help you address your most pressing money questions.

Our first priority is your overall financial success. We want to learn more about your personal situation, identify your  dreams and goals, and understand your tolerance for risk. Long-term relationships that encourage open and honest communication have been the cornerstone of my foundation of success.

Our site is filled with educational videos, articles, presentations, and calculators designed to help you learn more about the world of personal finance. As you search my website, send me a note regarding any questions you may have about any particular investment concepts or products. We'll get back to you quickly with a thoughtful answer.

*These services are offered by Steven Kanouse through his affiliation with Avantax Investment ServicesSM and Avantax Advisory ServicesSM.

Helpful Content

Catch-Up Contributions

Catch-Up Contributions

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

Revising Estate Strategy Assumptions

Revising Estate Strategy Assumptions

Estate tax exemptions rules appear to be stabilizing, prompting many to reconsider conventional estate strategies.

The Investment Risk No One’s Ever Heard Of

The Investment Risk No One’s Ever Heard Of

You face a risk for which the market does not compensate you, that can not be easily reduced through diversification.

 

Stop Wasting Money

One way to find money is to examine your current spending habits and eliminate money wasters.

Countering Counterfeit Currency

Combating counterfeiting remains core to preserving the integrity of the nation’s money.

Thinking of Retiring Abroad?

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

Estimating the Cost of College

This worksheet can help you estimate the costs of a four-year college program.

Volunteering in Retirement

For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.

Raising Healthy Children

Healthy habits are one of the greatest gifts to give your child.

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Comparing Mortgage Terms

Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.

Social Security Taxes

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

Historical Inflation

This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

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

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

Federal Income Tax

Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.

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An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

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.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

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Preparing For the Ultimate Vacation

Make your retirement as exciting as your next vacation.

Global and International Funds

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

Once Upon a Goal

Do you know how to set up your financial goals for success? This knight does.

To Buy or Not to Buy

The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.

Rightsizing for Retirement

What does your home really cost?

Investments

You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.

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