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Our goal is helping you define and execute a sound financial life plan based on your individual goals.


Welcome to the Lowcountry Retirement Services Web site,where you’ll find a wealth of information in the form of newsletter articles, calculators, and research reports. Lowcountry Retirement Services hopes to help you understand the opportunities and potential rewards that are available when you take a proactive approach to your personal financial situation. This Web site is designed to help you gain a better understanding of the financial concepts behind insurance, investing, retirement, estate planning, and wealth preservation. Most important, the team at Lowcountry Retirement Services hopes you see the value of working with skilled professionals to pursue your financial goals. We are here to educate you about the basic concepts of life planning as a fresh approach to financial management; to help you learn more about who we are; and to give you fast, easy access to market performance data. Lowcountry Retirement Services hopes you take advantage of this resource and visit us often. Be sure to add the Lowcountry Retirement Services site to your list of "favorites" in your Internet browser. Lowcountry Retirement Services frequently updates our information, and we wouldn’t want you to miss any developments in the area of personal finance.

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Does Your Portfolio Fit Your Retirement Lifestyle?

Does Your Portfolio Fit Your Retirement Lifestyle?

Lifestyle considerations in creating your retirement portfolio.

Estimating the Cost of College

Estimating the Cost of College

This worksheet can help you estimate the costs of a four-year college program.

Earnings for All Seasons

Earnings for All Seasons

Earnings season can move markets. What is it and why is it important?

 

Red Flags for Tax Auditors

Here are six flags that may make your tax return prime for an IRS audit.

Changing Unhealthy Behaviors

Five phases to changing unhealthy behaviors.

Countering Counterfeit Currency

Combating counterfeiting remains core to preserving the integrity of the nation’s money.

Social Media: #Newest Business Liability Risk

Social media may be a modern imperative for businesses looking to grow and build their brand, but it also introduces risk.

Good Health is Good Business

Good employee health can be great for the company’s bottom line.

Money Draining Food Myths

These food myths will really put a drain on your wallet.

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Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

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.

How Compound Interest Works

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

My Retirement Savings

Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.

What Is My Risk Tolerance?

This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.

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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.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

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Surprises

Making the most of surprises is a great reason to work with us.

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.

Consider These 3 Things Before Driving Off the Lot

There are a few things to consider when buying or leasing your next vehicle.

Emerging Market Opportunities

What are your options for investing in emerging markets?

The Facts About Income Tax

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

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.

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