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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

Is a Variable Annuity Right for Me?

Is a Variable Annuity Right for Me?

Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right

The Economic Journey of Your Morning Coffee

The Economic Journey of Your Morning Coffee

Few contemplate the complex journey that brought their coffee from farm to kitchen table.

“Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams to Watch For

“Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams to Watch For

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

 

Universal Life Insurance

Universal life insurance is permanent insurance with a flexible premium. Here's how it works.

Budgeting After a Divorce

Divorce is the second most stressful time in a person's life. Here's some tips to get through it.

A Penny Saved is Two Pennies Earned

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

How Insurance Deductibles Work

Knowing how insurance deductibles work can help you save money and give you peace of mind.

Your Emergency Fund: How Much Is Enough?

Having an emergency fund may help alleviate the stress and worry associated with a financial crisis.

Spotting Credit Trouble

The wise use of credit is a critical skill. These 10 questions will help you assess your skill level.

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How Much Home Can I Afford?

With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

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

Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

Federal Income Tax

Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

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

Contributing to an IRA?

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

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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.

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

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RE: Retirement

How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?

Events on Wall Street

Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.

Can Election Results Predict the Market?

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

It May Be Time for a Financial Checkup

It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial professional about changes in your situation.

Bridging the Confidence Gap

In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.

Rightsizing for Retirement

What does your home really cost?

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