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Welcome to Schoen Financial Advisors

We Listen, We Educate, and We Plan. Most importantly, we connect with our clients. Once we have a clear understanding of where you are today and where you hope to go, we give you the tools you need to get there. We believe in using proven research and data to identify dependable strategies for long-term success. We can help you filter through the Wall Street noise and hype to find real results that match your unique investment style and objectives.

Whether you have a young family, are facing retirement, or own your own business, we pledge to give you more than you expect in a financial advisor — and be there for you through every step of your financial journey.

Find out more about what makes so many people choose Schoen Financial Advisors.

We Listen

Schoen Financial Advisors - We Listen

Your best financial plan must be inspired by you, your vision, your timeline, your investment style. We find out who you are and where you want to go.

We Educate

Schoen Financial Advisors - We Educate

We know our clients sleep better at night understanding the concepts, products and strategies we’re using.

We Plan

Schoen Financial Advisors - We Plan

Together with you, we build a custom roadmap — a unique financial plan that helps you see the target ahead and how to get there.

Helpful Content

Insuring Your Second Home

Insuring Your Second Home

There are unique risks of owning a second home and obtaining the proper coverage may protect you from financial risk.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Revising Estate Strategy Assumptions

Revising Estate Strategy Assumptions

Estate tax exemptions rules appear to be stabilizing, prompting many to reconsider conventional estate strategies.

 

The 12 Steps to Living Confidently: Smart Debt Decisions

Here’s how you can distinguish the difference between healthy and unhealthy debt, and prevent debt from leading stress.

Retirement Road Trip

Discover how to build a retirement plan that guarantees income no matter how long you live.

The Big Picture–Yellen Walks Steady Line

Spoiler alert:  interest on excess reserves, forward guidance, and asset buys will remain important.

Not Just Equal Pay, Equal Job Security

While this may feel like a golden age for the LGBTQ community—with the affirmation of marriage equality and a cultural shift embracing diversity—these successes may distract...

Building Your Legacy

A four-step framework for building a personal legacy.

9 Ways to Earn Passive Income

There are many sources of passive income and this article explores several

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Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

What Is My Life Expectancy?

Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.

Comparing Investments

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

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.

Social Security Taxes

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

Saving for Retirement

This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

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A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit

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

Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

What Smart Investors Know

Savvy investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.

The Junk Drawer Approach to Investing

It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.

Video: A Time to be Thankful

This Thanksgiving, replace internal fears with external gratitude.

The Why, What and How of Life Insurance

The Why, What and How of Life Insurance

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