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Understanding Today's Financial Environment

Welcome, My name is Michael Most and I'm a financial Advisor with offices in New York and Florida. I understand that individuals often face unique challenges as they prepare for retirement. I can help take the mystery out of preparing for today and tomorrow.

Whether your goal is preparing for retirement, college savings or estate strategy, our personalized service focuses on your needs, wants and financial goals and objectives. I have 20 years of experience in financial services, I can help address your needs today and for the many years to come.

I look forward to the opportunity of working with you through the various stages of your life.

The Client Experience

As your life continues to change and evolve we will help modify your goals and keep you moving forward.

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Wealth Accumulation

Applying principles and strategies that may enable you to create an investment portfolio that reflects your risk tolerance.

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Retirement Planning

A sound approach begins with taking a closer look at your potential retirement income sources.

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Helpful Content

You May Need to Make Estimated Tax Payments If…

You May Need to Make Estimated Tax Payments If…

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

The ABCs of Zero Coupon Bonds

The ABCs of Zero Coupon Bonds

Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.

What’s Your Investment IQ?

What’s Your Investment IQ?

You make decisions for your portfolio, but how much do you really know about the products you buy? Try this quiz

 

When Life Insurance Becomes Taxable

Life insurance proceeds are generally tax-free. But not in all cases.

Making Sense Of A Home Warranty

Understanding the value of a home warranty.

9 Facts About Retirement

Regardless of how you approach retirement, there are some things about it that might surprise you.

Retirement Traps to Avoid

Beware of these traps that could upend your retirement.

Test Your Life Insurance Knowledge

How much do you know about one of the most important tools you have to help protect your and your family’s financial future?

Password Protection Strategies

Simple steps may help you foil hackers and protect your privacy.

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Impact of Taxes and Inflation

Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.

What Is My Risk Tolerance?

This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

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

Annuity Comparison

This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

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

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.

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Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

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 Strategies

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

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Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?

Social Security: By the Numbers

Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.

Can Election Results Predict the Market?

How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?

The Cycle of Investing

Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.

Acres of Diamonds

In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.

Perception vs. Reality

There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.

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