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"
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.
Split Annuity Strategy
Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.
Preparing for college means setting goals, staying focused, and tackling a few key milestones along the way.
If you are concerned about inflation—and expect short-term interest rates may increase—TIPS could be worth considering.
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
There are ways to improve your physical fitness without denting your fiscal fitness.
Whole life insurance remains in force as long as you remain current with premiums. Here's how it works.
In the event of an unforeseen accident or illness, disability insurance may be a good way to protect your income and savings.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
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.
Learning more about gold, and its history, may help you answer that question.
Three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.