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We believe our team approach adds a broader perspective to all we do and provides increased benefits to our clients.

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WHAT WE DO

We offer a comprehensive range of financial solutions for individuals, families, and businesses.

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EDUCATION

We educate our clients about financial concepts and products, and take the mystery out of investing, insurance, estate conservation, and preserving wealth.

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Many of the most successful investment professionals have come to realize the value of independence — both for themselves and their clients — and want to provide objective and independent advice.

Cottrill Arbutina Wealth Management Group employs a team-based, objective approach to service our clientele. Independence at Cottrill Arbutina Wealth Management Group allows our clients the freedom of product choice, quality service, and superior technological capabilities.

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Where Will Your Retirement Money Come From?

Where Will Your Retirement Money Come From?

Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.

Insurance Needs Assessment:When You're Married With Children

Insurance Needs Assessment:When You're Married With Children

When you’re married and have children, insurance needs will be different.

Interest Rates: How Low Can They Go?

Interest Rates: How Low Can They Go?

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How to Appeal Your Property Taxes

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Is a Variable Annuity Right for Me?

Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right

What If You Get Audited?

The chances of an IRS audit aren't that high. And being audited does not necessarily imply that the IRS suspects wrongdoing.

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.

Insuring Your Second Home

There are unique risks of owning a second home and obtaining the proper coverage may protect you from financial risk.

Creative Ways to Motivate Your Employees

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Lifetime of Earnings

Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.

How Compound Interest Works

Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.

Disability Income

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

Impact of Taxes and Inflation

Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.

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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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

Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

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Events on Wall Street

Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.

Should You Ever Retire?

A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.

The Good Ship IPO

The seas of the market are constantly shifting. Whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

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

Jane Bond: Scaling the Ladder

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.

From Boats to Brokers

From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.

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