Founded over 30 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"
Orchestrating Your Retirement Accounts
Getting the instruments of your retirement to work in concert may go far in realizing the retirement you imagine.
Estate Management Checklist
Is your estate in order? This short quiz may help you assess your overall strategy.
The Financial Literacy Crisis
Many Americans are operating their personal finances with only the barest minimum of knowledge.
International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.
It's important to understand how inflation is reported and how it can affect investments.
One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.
The chances of an IRS audit aren't that high. And being audited does not necessarily imply that the IRS suspects wrongdoing.
There are things about Social Security that might surprise you.
The Supreme Court’s declaring DOMA unconstitutional may require some same-sex couples to reconsider their financial strategy.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Estimate the potential capital gains taxes due on your transactions.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
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 smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
There are nearly 1,200 ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
When do you need a will? The answer is easy: right now.
Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.
The seas of the market are constantly shifting, and whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.