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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

When to Self-Insure

When to Self-Insure

Choosing to bear the financial burden of an adverse event is called self-insuring. Do you know what that entails?

How Big is Money?

How Big is Money?

Learn a little about worldwide currency in this fun infographic

What If You Get Audited?

What If You Get Audited?

The chances of an IRS audit aren't that high. And being audited does not necessarily imply that the IRS suspects wrongdoing.

 

When Life Insurance Becomes Taxable

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

Yours, Mine and Ours: Estate Strategies for Second Marriages

Second marriages are a trigger event to revisit any existing estate strategies.

Three Key Questions to Answer Before Taking Social Security

When to start? Should I continue to work? How can I maximize my benefit?

Strategies For Managing Student Loan Debt

Five strategies for managing your student debt.

U.S. Personal Savings Rate

What can be learned from the savings rate?

What Do Your Taxes Pay For?

Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.

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Disability Income

This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.

Estimate Your RMD

Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.

Tax Freedom Day

Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

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

Lifetime of Earnings

Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.

Inflation & Retirement

Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.

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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.

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

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.

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The Fed and How It Got That Way

Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.

18 Years Worth of Days

The average retirement lasts for 18 years. Are you prepared to fill that many days?

Can Election Results Predict the Market?

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

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.

Where Is the Market Headed?

We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”

Perception vs. Reality

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

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