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Understanding Today’s Financial Environment

At Quintus Financial Services, our main goal is to clarify the complex.  Our client's goals are specific, they want to be able to retire at a certain time and live a specific lifestyle.  They want their kids to go to college.  They want to make sure they pass their wealth onto future generations as efficiently as possible.  We use our process to craft a plan to help move this complex plan forward while giving our clients peace of mind so they can focus on what is truly important - family and security. 

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Retirement Income and the Traditional Portfolio

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Social Security Taxes

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

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Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

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Annuity Comparison

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This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

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Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.

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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.

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

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Do You Feel Lucky?

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Should You Invest in Exchange Traded Funds?

There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?

Social Security: By the Numbers

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

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