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Michael D'Apice | 14 Mohawk Drive, Collinsville, CT. 06019

Phone 860-693-4919 | Cell 860-306-0096 | Fax 860-693-4959 | [email protected]

Michael says, “While taking the first step is commendable...without direction it is still called ‘wandering’.”

Celebrating over 30 years of client-centric mentoring and service!

Once Upon a Goal A New Way to Look at Your Bucket List Surprise! You’ve Got Money! When the Unexpected Becomes Reality

Money doesn’t come with an owner’s manual. 
That’s why we’re here.

There’s no GPS that will lead you to financial security. And the truth is, the road to getting there can be longer and bumpier than ever before. The ever-growing forest of products, services and strategies in today’s marketplace doesn’t make the journey any easier — just more confusing.

The good news is, we’re here to help. Whether you’re looking for effective ways to build long-term wealth, protect yourself and your family or develop a plan for retirement, we’ll help you find the smoothest, most stress-free path to get from here to your financial goals. 

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Strategies For Managing Student Loan Debt

Strategies For Managing Student Loan Debt

Five strategies for managing your student debt.

Bridging the Confidence Gap

Bridging the Confidence Gap

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

Volunteering in Retirement

Volunteering in Retirement

For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.

 

A Brief History of Estate Taxes

Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.

Top New Digital Tools for Small Businesses

Apps that help small business owners better manage and grow their business.

Revising Estate Strategy Assumptions

Estate tax exemptions rules appear to be stabilizing, prompting many to reconsider conventional estate strategies.

A Primer on Dividends

A company's profits can be reinvested or paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."

A Penny Saved is Two Pennies Earned

Here are some simple and inexpensive energy-saving tips that may help you save money.

Travel, Without the Baggage

Tips to avoid checking in luggage on your next vacation.

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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.

What Is My Current Net Worth?

Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.

Saving for Retirement

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

Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)

This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

Annuity Comparison

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

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

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

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Retirement Plan Distributions

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

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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Jane Bond: Scaling the Ladder

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.

Once Upon a Goal

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

Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

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

Keeping Up with the Joneses

Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?

Can Election Results Predict the Market?

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

What Smart Investors Know

Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.

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