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Stephano Financial Management
Charting the Course of Your Financial Future

Once Upon a Goal A New Way to Look at Your Bucket List Surprise! You’ve Got Money! RE: Retirement

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

How to Make the Tax Code Work for You

How to Make the Tax Code Work for You

When you take the time to learn more about how it works, you may be able to put the tax code to work for you.

A Decision Not Made Is Still a Decision

A Decision Not Made Is Still a Decision

Investors who put off important investment decisions may face potential consequence to their future financial security.

Debt Stress

Debt Stress

There’s a link between debt and stress.

 

Social Security: Maximizing Benefits

There are other ways to maximize Social Security benefits, in addition to waiting to claim them.

Orchestrating Your Retirement Accounts

Getting the instruments of your retirement to work in concert may go far in realizing the retirement you imagine.

Mutual Funds vs. ETFs

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

Buying Auto Insurance For Teen Drivers

Tips on insuring your teen driver.

Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets

An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.

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

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Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

Disability Income

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

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

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

Paying Off a Credit Card

Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.

How Compound Interest Works

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

Home Mortgage Deduction

Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.

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5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

Tax Management Strategies

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

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Once Upon a Goal

Do you know how to set up your financial goals for success? This knight does.

Perception vs. Reality

There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.

The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth

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

Emerging Market Opportunities

What are your options for investing in emerging markets?

February 2018 Top Five

2018 could be shaping up to be an interesting year.

Coaches

Coaches have helped you your whole life, in ways big and small. We’d like to be one of them.

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