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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

Where Is the Market Headed?

Where Is the Market Headed?

We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”

Important Birthdays Over 50

Important Birthdays Over 50

Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.

Healthcare Costs in Retirement

Healthcare Costs in Retirement

Without a solid approach, health care expenses may add up quickly and potentially alter your spending.

 

Pay Yourself First

It sounds simple, but paying yourself first can really pay off.

The Economic Journey of Your Morning Coffee

Few contemplate the complex journey that brought their coffee from farm to kitchen table.

Making Sense of U.S. Household Net Worth

A look inside the U.S. government's statistics on household net worth.

Catch-Up Contributions

Workers 50+ may make contributions to their qualified retirement plans above the limits imposed on younger workers.

How Stocks Work

Understanding how a stock works is key to understanding your investments.

Protecting Your Business from the Loss of a Key Person

Business owners may be able to protect themselves from the financial consequences of losing a key employee.

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Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

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

How Much Home Can I Afford?

With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.

Comparing Investments

Estimate the potential capital gains taxes due on your transactions.

Long-Term-Care Needs

Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.

Home Mortgage Deduction

Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

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The Cost of Procrastination

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

To Buy or Not to Buy

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

Raise Your Retirement Income

Retirees look for ways to convert savings and investments into regular income. One option to consider is an annuity.

Estate Management 101

A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate.

What Can a Million Dollars Buy You?

$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.

The Facts About Income Tax

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

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