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At Vision Wealth Management we help people connect their money with their purpose.  Using your main purpose as a focal point, we use a three step process that aligns financial choices with what is most important to you.

The 3 steps are:

Step 1: Clarify your Purpose & Vision of Wealth

Step 2: Develop a Wealth Plan

Step 3: Invest in Alignment with Purpose

 Why we use the Vision Wealth Plan?

Without meaningful purpose and focus, it is easy to get distracted from what is most important.  We at Vision Wealth Management. believe that a Wealth Plan helps you stay connected to your Financial Visions through sunny and stormy weather.  We work to provide you with powerful tools and guidelines to help keep you on course and avoid short term decisions that may not be in alignment with your long term goals and purpose.  




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Value vs. Growth Investing

Value vs. Growth Investing

Among stock-market investors there’s long been a debate between those who favor value and those who favor growth.

What Is a 1035 Exchange?

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.

Do You Owe The AMT?

Do You Owe The AMT?

If you want to avoid potential surprises at tax time, it may make sense to know where you stand when it comes to the AMT.

 

Women and Financial Strategies

Most women don’t shy away from the day-to-day financial decisions, but some may be leaving their future to chance.

The ABCs of Zero Coupon Bonds

Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.

Retirement Income and the Traditional Portfolio

Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.

Certain Uncertainties in Retirement

The uncertainties we face in retirement can erode our sense of confidence.

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

The Anatomy of a Supplemental Health Plan

Here’s a guide to explain all the parts of Medicare.

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What Is My Current Cash Flow?

Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

Contributing to an IRA?

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

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

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

Impact of Taxes and Inflation

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

Tax Freedom Day

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

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.

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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.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

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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.

The Richest Man in Babylon

In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

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

Women and Retirement

Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.

When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.

Safeguard Your Digital Estate

If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?

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