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Welcome to Jacobs Wealth Management

Helping you plan your financial future

We at Jacobs Wealth Management hope your visit to our site will help you understand the opportunities and potential rewards that are available when you take a proactive approach to your personal financial situation. Jacobs Wealth Management created this website to help you gain a better understanding of the financial concepts behind investing, retirement, retirement planning, and wealth preservation. Most importantly we hope you see the value of working with skilled professionals to help pursue your financial goals.

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Investments

Investments

You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.

The Half Million Dollar Baby

The Half Million Dollar Baby

The true cost of raising a child may be far more than you expect.

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.

 

All Muni Bonds Are Not Created Equal

Gaining a better understanding of municipal bonds makes more sense than ever.

Does Your Portfolio Fit Your Retirement Lifestyle?

Lifestyle considerations in creating your retirement portfolio.

Avoiding Cognitive Decline

Try these activities to keep your brain sharp.

Buying vs. Leasing a Car

Whatever your relationship with your car, it may eventually come time for a new one. Familiarize yourself with your options.

Getting a Head Start on College Savings

A few strategies that may help you prepare for the cost of higher education.

When Heirs are Imperfect

The money problems or bad lifestyle habits of adult children could lead to the squandering of any inheritance they receive.

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Historical Inflation

This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.

Bi-Weekly Payments

This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.

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.

Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

Social Security Taxes

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

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An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

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.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

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The Richest Man in Babylon

In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.

To Buy or Not to Buy

The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.

The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Do you know these three personal finance sayings?

Bursting the Bubble

Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.

Should I Invest in Gold?

Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.

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