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Understanding Today’s Financial Environment

Welcome, I’m Bert Livingston, a financial professional in Jacksonville, Florida. We understand that individuals face unique challenges as they prepare for retirement.  I can help take the mystery out of preparing for today and tomorrow. Whether your goal is saving for retirement or college — or creating an estate strategy — our personalized service focuses your needs, wants, and financial goals and objectives.

I have years of experience in financial service and I can help you address your needs of today and for many years to come. I look forward to working with you through all stages of your life, please call 904-296-3300 ext. 5021.

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Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date

Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date

Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."

A Primer on Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts

A Primer on Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts

Irrevocable life insurance trusts can be important tools that may accomplish a number of estate objectives.

When Do You Need a Will?

When Do You Need a Will?

When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.

 

The ABC’s of Auto Insurance

What kind of auto insurance should you have? Do you know?

The Economic Journey of Your Morning Coffee

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

When to Self-Insure

Choosing to bear the financial burden of an adverse event is called self-insuring. Do you know what that entails?

And the Executor Is

The right executor may help ensure the distribution of your assets is done with as little upheaval as possible.

Social Security: The $64,000 Question

One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.

Retiree Health Care Coverage Overseas

Retirees traveling abroad need to know that their health insurance travels with them.

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Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

Assess Your Life Insurance Needs

This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.

Home Mortgage Deduction

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

Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

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

Saving for Retirement

This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.

Annuity Comparison

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

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Your Cash Flow Statement

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

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The Power of Compound Interest

Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.

The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth

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

The Facts About Income Tax

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

Suddenly Single: 3 Steps to Take Now

Have you found yourself suddenly single? Here are 3 steps to take right now.

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.

Ready for Retirement?

Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.

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