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Jan Packard, CFP®

Welcome to Wealth Management Solutions, LLC where you’ll find a wealth of information in the form of newsletter articles, calculators, and research reports.

At Wealth Management Solutions, LLC we have a strong passion for providing our clients with valuable financial planning and investment services. We hope your visit will help you understand the opportunities and potential rewards that are available when you take a proactive approach to your personal financial situation. We have created this website to help you gain a better understanding of  financial concepts that may help you.  Most importantly, we hope you see the value of working with skilled professionals to pursue your financial goals.

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Helpful Content

Choosing a Retirement Plan that Fits Your Business

Choosing a Retirement Plan that Fits Your Business

To choose a plan, it’s important to ask yourself four key questions.

Immediate vs. Deferred Annuities

Immediate vs. Deferred Annuities

Looking forward to retirement? It's critical to understand the difference between immediate and deferred annuities.

Disability and Your Finances

Disability and Your Finances

In the event of an unforeseen accident or illness, disability insurance may be a good way to protect your income and savings.

 

A Taxing Story: Capital Gains and Losses

Understanding how capital gains are taxed may help you refine your investment strategies.

How Does Your Credit Score Compare?

Have you ever wondered how your credit score compares to the rest of the country? Take a look and see.

Buying vs. Leasing a Car

Whatever your relationship with your car, it may eventually come time for a new one. Familiarize yourself with your options.

A Brief History of Estate Taxes

Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.

Mutual Funds vs. ETFs

Exchange-traded funds have some things in common with mutual funds, but there are differences, too.

What to Look for in Personal Finance Apps

An increasing number have been developed to help individuals with their personal finances.

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Impact of Taxes and Inflation

Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.

Paying Off a Credit Card

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

Annuity Comparison

This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.

How Compound Interest Works

Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.

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Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

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Your DNA Test

If you have a family that relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.

To Buy or Not to Buy

The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.

Do You Feel Lucky?

Recent changes in estate tax laws could affect the strategy you have in place.

Will You Pay the AMT?

Despite recent tax-law changes, a stunning 4.6 million Americans are expected to pay the AMT in 2018.

The Facts About Income Tax

Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.

The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth

Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?

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