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Welcome, I’m Daniel Carns, a financial professional in Cape Girardeau, MO. We understand that individuals face unique challenges as they prepare for retirement. We can help take the mystery out of preparing for today and tomorrow. Whether you goal is saving for retirement, college savings, or estate strategy, our personalized service focuses on your needs, wants, and financial goals and objectives.

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A Living Trust Primer

A Living Trust Primer

Living trusts are popular, but their appropriateness will depend upon your individual needs and objectives.

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An Overview of Renter’s Insurance

Don’t overlook the need for renter’s insurance if you rent your home.

Understanding the Basics of Medigap Policies

Understanding the Basics of Medigap Policies

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Creative Ways to Motivate Your Employees

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Traditional vs. Roth IRA

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Estimating the Cost of College

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Critical Estate Documents

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Social Security: The Elephant in the Room

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Four Really Good Reasons to Invest

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Contributing to an IRA?

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

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

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Long-Term-Care Needs

Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.

Saving for Retirement

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Self-Employed Retirement Plans

Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.

Bi-Weekly Payments

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Retirement Plan Distributions

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

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The Other Sure Thing

Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?

Global and International Funds

Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?

Emerging Market Opportunities

What are your options for investing in emerging markets?

Extended Care: A Patchwork of Possibilities

What is your plan for health care during retirement?

Interest Rates: How Low Can They Go?

The question used to be, “How low can interest rates go?” Now it's, “How long can rates remain at their historic low levels?”

What Can a Million Dollars Buy You?

$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.

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