Your Financial Future
Today’s economic environment presents many challenges. But along with these challenges comes opportunities and potential rewards for those who can identify long-term trends.
Whether you’re facing retirement—or looking to better understand certain investment ideas—Tate Asset Management can help you address your most pressing money questions.
Our first priority is your overall financial success. We want to learn more about your personal situation, identify your dreams and goals, and understand your tolerance for risk. Long-term relationships that encourage open and honest communication have been the cornerstone of our foundation of success.
Our site is filled with educational videos, articles, presentations, and calculators designed to help you learn more about the world of personal finance. As you search our website, send us a note regarding any questions you may have about any particular investment concepts or products. We’ll get back to you quickly with a thoughtful answer.
Making a Charitable Contribution
There are benefits and limitations when you decide to donate stock.
The Financial Literacy Crisis
Many Americans are operating their personal finances with only the barest minimum of knowledge.
Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
The Business Cycle
Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.
Succeeding at Business Succession
There are a number of reasons for business owners to consider a business succession plan sooner rather than later.
Diversification, Patience, and Consistency
Three important factors when it comes to your financial life.
How Financial Professionals Are Compensated
Read this overview to learn how financial advisors are compensated.
Mutual Funds vs. ETFs
Exchange-traded funds have some things in common with mutual funds, but there are differences, too.
How to Read Your Credit Report
Solve a mystery while learning how important your credit report is with this story-driven interactive.
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Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
A Look at Systematic Withdrawals
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Social Security Taxes
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Estimate Your RMD
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Contributing to an IRA?
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
What's My Potential Estate Tax?
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
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Managing Your Lifestyle
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
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.
Principles of Preserving Wealth
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
5 Smart Investing Strategies
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Your Cash Flow Statement
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
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What Smart Investors Know
Savvy investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
Surprise! You’ve Got Money!
Here’s a quick guide to checking to see if you have unclaimed money.
Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations?
Jane Bond: Scaling the Ladder
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.
It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.