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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

What to Do When You Lose Your Wallet

What to Do When You Lose Your Wallet

Ever lost your wallet? Frustrating. Here’s what you can do to keep yourself safe.

Estate Management Checklist

Estate Management Checklist

Is your estate in order? This short quiz may help you assess your overall strategy.

Should You Ever Retire?

Should You Ever Retire?

A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.

 

Eight Mistakes That Can Upend Your Retirement

There are common mistakes you can avoid when saving for retirement.

The Pre-Retirement Checklist

This checklist can give you a quick snapshot of how prepared you are.

Variable Universal Life Insurance

Variable Universal Life is permanent insurance in which the policyholder directs how premiums are invested.

Three Key Questions to Answer Before Taking Social Security

When to start? Should I continue to work? How can I maximize my benefit?

Don’t Be Your Own Worst Enemy

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

Insurance Needs Assessment: Married With Children

When you’re married and have children, insurance needs will be different.

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Federal Income Tax

Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.

Comparing Investments

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

Contributing to an IRA?

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

Impact of Taxes and Inflation

Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

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

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Retirement Plan Distributions

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

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Should You Ever Retire?

A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.

What Smart Investors Know

Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.

What Our Kids Can Teach us About Saving Money

Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.

Women and Retirement

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

To Buy or Not to Buy

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

Jane Bond: Infiltrating the Market

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.

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