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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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Social Security Benefits: How Much Will I Receive

Social Security Benefits: How Much Will I Receive

Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process.

When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.

Social Security: Maximizing Benefits

Social Security: Maximizing Benefits

There are other ways to maximize Social Security benefits, in addition to waiting to claim them.

 

Why You Need an Estate Strategy

Do you have an estate strategy? You should.

The Half Million Dollar Baby

The true cost of raising a child may be far more than you expect.

When to Self-Insure

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

Insurance Needs Assessment: When You're Newly Married

Marriage changes everything, including your insurance needs.

The Most Overlooked Item of Any Home Improvement

The item most homeowners forget on their home improvement project checklist is insurance.

Donating Art: Taxation Abstraction

The tax rules that govern donating art are complex and confusing. Take a closer look.

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What Is My Life Expectancy?

Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.

Interested in a Fuel Efficient Car?

Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

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

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

Bi-Weekly Payments

This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

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.

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The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Do you know these three personal finance sayings?

Your DNA Test

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

Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?

Ready for Retirement?

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

Safeguard Your Digital Estate

If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?

The Richest Man in Babylon

In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.

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