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On Point Financial

Jeff Birnbaum

140 Riverside Drive
New York, NY 10024

(212) 874-1790
 

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Your Financial Future

Today’s economic environment presents many challenges. But along with these challenges come opportunities and potential rewards for those who invest the time and thought into planning for the future.  It can seem like a daunting task when you are tackling the process, especially when so many factors are constantly changing.  You do not need to tackle it alone.

We are here to work with you to make sure all the pieces of your financial life work together like a well-oiled machine, guiding you to get from where you are now to where you want to be.

Our site is filled with educational videos, articles, presentations, and calculators designed to help you learn more about the world of personal finance.  We hope they are helpful.  However, they are only tools.  Ultimately, they can never replace the type of financial planning that we practice--planning personalized for you by people who take the time to learn about your personal situation, including your dreams and goals, fears and apprehensions.

We know you are more than inputs plugged into a computer algorithm.  You are a unique individual.  Your specific situation requires solutions tailored for you.

We chose to become financial planners because we enjoy helping people.  Let us know if we can help you.



Helpful Content

Buying Auto Insurance For Teen Drivers

Buying Auto Insurance For Teen Drivers

Tips on insuring your teen driver.

Women and Financial Strategies

Women and Financial Strategies

Most women don’t shy away from the day-to-day financial decisions, but some may be leaving their future to chance.

From Boats to Brokers

From Boats to Brokers

From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.

 

Problems with Probate

Probate can be a completely public process, or it can be managed to include as little information as possible.

A Look at Whole Life Insurance

Whole life insurance remains in force as long as you remain current with premiums. Here's how it works.

A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.

Life and Death of a Twenty Dollar Bill

How long does a $20 bill last?

Planning for the Expected

You can plan ahead to protect yourself and your family against the financial consequences of deteriorating health.

Stop Wasting Money

One way to find money is to examine your current spending habits and eliminate money wasters.

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Disability Income

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

Social Security Taxes

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

Self-Employed Retirement Plans

Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

Comparing Investments

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

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5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

Tax Management Strategies

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

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The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth

Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?

Estate Management 101

A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate

What Smart Investors Know

Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.

Forecast

The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.

Are Alternative Investments Right for You?

With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.

The Other Sure Thing

Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?

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