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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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Every year the IRS releases its list of tax scams, spotlighting some ways that people try to separate you from your money.

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Have income that isn’t subject to tax withholding? Or insufficient withholdings? You may have to pay estimated taxes.

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When Heirs are Imperfect

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Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

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Historical Inflation

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This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.

Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

Social Security Taxes

Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.

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Retirement Plan Distributions

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

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

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Emerging Market Opportunities

What are your options for investing in emerging markets?

Women and Retirement

Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.

16 Wall Street Cliches in 60 Seconds

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Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.

Bursting the Bubble

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