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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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Tax Rules When Selling Your Home

Tax Rules When Selling Your Home

The tax rules governing profits you realize from the sale of your home have changed in recent years.

Traditional vs. Roth IRA

Traditional vs. Roth IRA

One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.

Investing with Your Heart

Investing with Your Heart

For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.

 

Social Security: The $64,000 Question

One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.

Mutual Funds vs. ETFs

Exchange-traded funds have some things in common with mutual funds, but there are differences, too.

Don’t Be Your Own Worst Enemy

Emotional biases can adversely impact financial decision making. Here’s a few to be mindful of.

Test Your Estate Strategy Knowledge

Estate management can help ensure that your assets are transferred according to your wishes while managing tax issues.

Best Performing Asset Classes

Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.

Social Security: Five Facts You Need to Know

Here are five facts about Social Security that are important to keep in mind.

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Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.

Contributing to an IRA?

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

Estimate Your RMD

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

Comparing Investments

This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.

Historical Inflation

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

Social Security Taxes

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

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Tax Management Strategies

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

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.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

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The Cycle of Investing

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

A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit

Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.

Do You Feel Lucky?

Recent changes in estate tax laws could affect the strategy you have in place.

When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.

Coaches

Coaches have helped you your whole life, in ways big and small. We’d like to be one of them.

Women and Retirement

Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.

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