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Stephano Financial Management
Charting the Course of Your Financial Future

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Welcome to Stephano Financial Management

Here, our paramount goal is a secure financial future for each and every one of our clients. We pursue this by initially gaining an in depth understanding of their personal dreams, promises and desires, and monitoring them through continuous contact throughout their lives. Our success is measured by our clients’ success in meeting their goals.

Helpful Content

Should You Borrow from Your 401(k)?

Should You Borrow from Your 401(k)?

Does it make sense to borrow from my 401(k) to pay off debt or to make a major purchase?

The Latte Lie and Other Myths

The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Do you know these three personal finance sayings?

Mutual Funds vs. ETFs

Mutual Funds vs. ETFs

Exchange-traded funds have some things in common with mutual funds, but there are differences, too.

 

The Most Overlooked Item of Any Home Improvement

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

Building Your Legacy

A four-step framework for building a personal legacy.

The Five Basics of Financial Literacy

How literate are you when it comes to your finances? Brush up with these five basics.

Inflation - Back to the Future

Even low inflation rates over an extended period of time can impact your finances in retirement.

What Is a Stretch IRA?

If you have a traditional IRA, you may have the opportunity to extend its tax-deferred status across multiple generations.

Is a SEP-IRA Right for Your Business?

For some, the idea of establishing a retirement strategy evokes worries about complicated reporting and administration.

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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.

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.

Disability Income

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

My Retirement Savings

Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.

What Is My Risk Tolerance?

This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.

Saving for Retirement

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

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Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

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.

Tax Management Strategies

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

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Can Election Results Predict the Market?

How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?

Tuning Your Social Security Benefit

When should you take your Social Security benefit?

Bridging the Confidence Gap

In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.

A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit

Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.

The Other Sure Thing

Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?

What Our Kids Can Teach us About Saving Money

Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.

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