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The professionals at Financial Resource Advisors (FRA) have been serving the Cedar Valley for over 30 years. Our mission is to provide the best unbiased, professional wealth management advice to individuals, businesses and qualified plans. As Investment Advisor Representatives of Cetera Advisors LLC , we believe the best investment policy not only strives to achieve a client’s objectives in the long term, but also can weather the financial storms that our economy experiences.

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When Should You Take Social Security

When Should You Take Social Security

Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.

Inventorying Your Possessions

Inventorying Your Possessions

Creating an inventory of your possessions can save you time, money and aggravation in the event you someday suffer losses.

Estate Management Checklist

Estate Management Checklist

Is your estate in order? This short quiz may help you assess your overall strategy.

 

Critical Estate Documents

Sound estate management includes creating financial and healthcare documents. Here's an inside look.

A Taxing Story: Capital Gains and Losses

Understanding how capital gains are taxed may help you refine your investment strategies.

Strategies For Managing Student Loan Debt

Five strategies for managing your student debt.

A Penny Saved is Two Pennies Earned

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

Split Annuity Strategy

Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.

Estimating the Cost of College

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

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A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

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

Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

Assess Your Life Insurance Needs

This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.

How Compound Interest Works

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

Comparing Investments

This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.

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Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

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Rightsizing for Retirement

What does your home really cost?

Coaches

Coaches have helped you your whole life, in ways big and small. We’d like to be one of them.

Forecast

The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.

The Real Cost of a Vacation Home

What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?

A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.

How to Retire Early

Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.

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