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"
Lots of Variables with Fixed-Rate Mortgages
When selecting a fixed-rate mortgage, a borrower has to determine how many years to finance the loan.
A Look at Diversification
Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.
Spotting Credit Trouble
The wise use of credit is a critical skill. These 10 questions will help you assess your skill level.
Crowdfunding continues to gain momentum as more people search the Internet for financing and fundraising alternatives.
Here’s a list of 10 questions to ask that may help you better understand the costs and benefits of long-term-care insurance.
Understanding how capital gains are taxed may help you refine your investment strategies.
Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.
Military families face unique challenges, making personal finance even more critical.
Even low inflation rates over an extended period of time can impact your finances in retirement.
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 how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
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 some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime, and those we love may suffer if we are not prepared.
What if instead of buying that home, you invested that money?
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.