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"
To Catch a Thief
Having your identity stolen may result in financial loss plus the cost of trying to restore your good name.
Donating Art: Taxation Abstraction
The tax rules that govern donating art are complex and confusing. Take a closer look.
Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.
Gaining a better understanding of municipal bonds makes more sense than ever.
Living trusts are popular, but their appropriateness will depend upon your individual needs and objectives.
Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
Most women don’t shy away from the day-to-day financial decisions, but some may be leaving their future to chance.
A quick look at how federal income taxes work.
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 the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Despite recent tax-law changes, many Americans are expected to pay the AMT this year.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”
Here are 3 steps to take right now that may make a difference if you find yourself suddenly single.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?