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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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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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The Power of Independence

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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The Financial Literacy Crisis

The Financial Literacy Crisis

Many Americans are operating their personal finances with only the barest minimum of knowledge.

The Facts About Income Tax

The Facts About Income Tax

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

Creative Ways to Motivate Your Employees

Creative Ways to Motivate Your Employees

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Creative Ways to Motivate Your Employees

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Understanding Long-Term Care

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Social Security: The $64,000 Question

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The Business Cycle

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Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

Annuity Comparison

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

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

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.

Tax Freedom Day

Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.

Self-Employed Retirement Plans

Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.

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Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

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From Boats to Brokers

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

What Smart Investors Know

Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.

The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Do you know these three personal finance sayings?

The Fed and How It Got That Way

Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.

What Can a Million Dollars Buy You?

$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.

Social Security: By the Numbers

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