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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.

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All Muni Bonds Are Not Created Equal

All Muni Bonds Are Not Created Equal

Gaining a better understanding of municipal bonds makes more sense than ever.

Building Your Legacy

Building Your Legacy

A four-step framework for building a personal legacy.

Budget Check Up: Tax Time Is the Right Time

Budget Check Up: Tax Time Is the Right Time

Tax preparation may be the perfect time to give the household budget a check-up.

 

Healthy Body, Healthy Pocketbook

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can help you reduce health-related expenses—and avoid time in the recovery room.

Rebalancing Your Portfolio

Over time, different investments' performances can shift a portfolio’s intent and risk profile. Rebalancing may be critical.

The Anatomy of an Index

The S&P 500 represents a large portion of the value of the U.S. equity market, it may be worth understanding.

“Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams to Watch For

Every year the IRS releases its list of tax scams, spotlighting some ways that people try to separate you from your money.

Understanding the Basics of Medigap Policies

Important as it is, Medicare does not cover the full range of health-care expenses you may experience in your golden years.

Avoiding Cognitive Decline

Try these activities to keep your brain sharp.

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Saving for Retirement

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

Contributing to an IRA?

Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.

Lifetime of Earnings

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

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

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

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

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

Comparing Investments

This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.

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Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

Tax Management Strategies

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

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Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

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

The Power of Compound Interest

Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.

The Facts About Income Tax

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

RE: Retirement

How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?

The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth

Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?

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.

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