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Michael Hartwig, Ph.D.

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Your Financial Future

Today’s economic environment presents many challenges. But along with these challenges comes opportunities and potential rewards for those who can identify long-term trends.

Whether you’re facing retirement—or looking to better understand certain investment ideas—we can help you address your most pressing money questions.

Our first priority is your overall financial success. We want to learn more about your personal situation, identify your dreams and goals, and understand your tolerance for risk. Long-term relationships that encourage open and honest communication have been the cornerstone of my foundation of success.

Our site is filled with educational videos, articles, presentations, and calculators designed to help you learn more about the world of personal finance. As you search our website, send me a note regarding any questions you may have about any particular investment concepts or products. I willl get back to you quickly with a thoughtful answer.

Helpful Content

A Cheat Sheet for Sending Your Kid to College

A Cheat Sheet for Sending Your Kid to College

Dropping off your son or daughter is loaded with emotions; here are a few tips for a smoother experience.

Toddlers to Teens: The Lesson of Money

Toddlers to Teens: The Lesson of Money

Money is a central part of everyday life as an adult. We spend time most days earning it, we need it for survival, and we want it for fun and entertainment.

Financial Hacks for Millennials: Don’t Get Burnt With FIRE

Financial Hacks for Millennials: Don’t Get Burnt With FIRE

In recent years, a new personal finance concept has caught FIRE: Financial Independence, Retire Early.

 

Why Millennials May Need Life Insurance Now More than Ever

It’s easy to feel invincible when you’re young, healthy and have a steady paycheck. After all, the chances of something catastrophic happening to you are pretty low, right?

Success Strategies: Start planning Now

Using Life Insurance as part of a potential business succession strategy

Preparing for the Expected

You can plan ahead to protect yourself and your family against the financial consequences of deteriorating health.

Go Back to School with As Little Debt As Possible

Are you feeling ready to expand your career? Or maybe switch careers altogether? After you’ve been in the working world a while, it’s common to want more from your professional life. A lot of people turn to graduate school to get there, but sometimes this plan is accompanied by a four-letter word: debt.

The A, B, C, & D of Medicare

Learn about all the parts of Medicare with this informative and enjoyable article.

Business Owner’s Guide to the New Normal

What’s your most pressing priority right now? This interactive guide will walk you through the process of assessing your business priorities and provide actionable insights to bring them to fruition. You can also take the self-assessment to help you get started on planning your next steps.

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Paying Off a Credit Card

Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.

What Is My Current Net Worth?

Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.

Lifetime of Earnings

Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.

Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)

This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.

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Student Loan Protection

Learn why protecting your student loan payments is an important aspect of your income protection strategy.

Don’t Myth Out on Whole Life

Whole life insurance can help protect what matters most: your family, your assets, and your legacy.

The Cost of Procrastination

Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Do you have causes that you want to support with donations?

The Other Sure Thing

Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?

What is Life Insurance? Part 1

What is Life Insurance? Part 1

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