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Bert Livingston

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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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Making Sense Of A Home Warranty

Making Sense Of A Home Warranty

Understanding the value of a home warranty.

Money that Buys Good Health is Never Ill Spent

Money that Buys Good Health is Never Ill Spent

It's important to make sure your retirement strategy anticipates health-care expenses.

Do Your Kids Know The Value of a Silver Spoon?

Do Your Kids Know The Value of a Silver Spoon?

You taught them how to read and how to ride a bike, but have you taught your children how to manage money?

 

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."

What to Look for in Personal Finance Apps

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

Social Security: What’s Changing in 2016?

There have been a number of changes to Social Security that may affect you, especially if you are nearing retirement.

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.

A Brief History of Estate Taxes

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

U.S. Personal Savings Rate

What can be learned from the savings rate?

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Annuity Comparison

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

Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

Disability Income

This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.

Long-Term-Care Needs

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

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.

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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.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

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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Suddenly Single: 3 Steps to Take Now

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

Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

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

It May Be Time for a Financial Checkup

It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial advisor about changes in your situation.

Social Security: By the Numbers

Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.

How to Retire Early

Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.

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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