Founded over 40 years ago, The Associated Companies exist to work with you as your financial partner. For generations, our firm has worked with businesses and families on the path to their financial destination.
Our goal is to...
- help you analyze your current situation.
- design a coordinated action plan that matches your goals and objectives.
- utilize a long term perspective to provide solutions that work best for you.
- incorporate the latest technology and financial trends into a customized solution for you, your family and/or your business.
"It's not how much money you make, but how much money you keep, how hard it works for you, and how many generations you keep it for."
- Robert Kiyosaki, Author of "Rich Dad, Poor Dad"
A Look at Diversification
Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.
Choosing a Mortgage
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.
Should You Invest in Exchange Traded Funds?
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.
When to start? Should I continue to work? How can I maximize my benefit?
Being healthy not only makes you feel good, it may also help you financially.
The federal government requires deceased individuals to file a final income tax return.
The Supreme Court’s declaring DOMA unconstitutional may require some same-sex couples to reconsider their financial strategy.
Here are some simple and inexpensive energy-saving tips that may help you save money.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
What does your home really cost?
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate
The question used to be, “How low can interest rates go?” Now it's, “How long can rates remain at their historic low levels?”
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.