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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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Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

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

What Is a 1035 Exchange?

What Is a 1035 Exchange?

1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.

To Catch a Thief

To Catch a Thief

Having your identity stolen may result in financial loss plus the cost of trying to restore your good name.

 

Will Power

Preparing for the eventual distribution of your assets may not sound enticing. But a will puts the power in your hands.

How Retirement Spending Changes With Time

It can be difficult for clients to imagine how much they’ll spend in retirement. This short, insightful article is useful for jumpstarting a conversation about retirement spending, spending habits, and potential medical costs.

Silver Sneakers 101

Medicare’s popular program, offering free gym membership and health education.

Filing Final Tax Returns for the Deceased

The federal government requires deceased individuals to file a final income tax return.

Do You Owe The AMT?

If you want to avoid potential surprises at tax time, it may make sense to know where you stand when it comes to the AMT.

Pay Yourself First

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

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Saving for Retirement

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

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

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.

What Is My Current Net Worth?

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

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.

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.

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Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

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.

Retiring the 4% Rule

A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.

Once Upon a Goal

Do you know how to set up your financial goals for success? This knight does.

When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

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

A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.

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