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Thomas C. Pitrone

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Your Financial Future

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.

Helpful Content

The Great Debate Continues: Active vs. Passive

The Great Debate Continues: Active vs. Passive

In investments, one great debate asks the question, “Active or Passive Investing: Which Is Better?”

Critical Estate Documents

Critical Estate Documents

Sound estate management includes creating financial and healthcare documents. Here's an inside look.

Making Sense Of A Home Warranty

Making Sense Of A Home Warranty

Understanding the value of a home warranty.

 

Retirement Income and the Traditional Portfolio

Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.

The Anatomy of an Index

The S&P 500 represents a large portion of the value of the U.S. equity market, it may be worth understanding.

What Is a Roth 401(k)?

Roth 401(k) plans combine features of traditional 401(k) plans with those of a Roth IRA.

Saving on Fitness Center Membership Costs

There are ways to improve your physical fitness without denting your fiscal fitness.

Planning for the Expected

You can plan ahead to protect yourself and your family against the financial consequences of deteriorating health.

Your Emergency Fund: How Much Is Enough?

Having an emergency fund may help alleviate the stress and worry associated with a financial crisis.

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Social Security Taxes

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

What Is My Life Expectancy?

Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.

Assess Your Life Insurance Needs

This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.

Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

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

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

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.

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Your Cash Flow Statement

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

Tax Management Strategies

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

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The Facts About Income Tax

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

Investments

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

Global and International Funds

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

Ready for Retirement?

Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.

The Real Cost of a Vacation Home

What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?

Extended Care: A Patchwork of Possibilities

What is your plan for health care during retirement?

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