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Jeff Birnbaum

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New York, NY 10024

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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

3 Estate Challenges for Blended Families

3 Estate Challenges for Blended Families

If you’ve been re-married or divorced, these family structures may present some unique challenges. This article will help your clients with blended families think and prepare their estate strategy.

Variable Universal Life Insurance

Variable Universal Life Insurance

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

Suddenly Single: 3 Steps to Take Now

Suddenly Single: 3 Steps to Take Now

Have you found yourself suddenly single? Here are 3 steps to take right now.

 

Types of Stock Market Analysis

Most stock market analysis falls into three broad groups: Fundamental, technical, and sentimental. Here’s a look at each.

Four Great, Unexpected Places to Raise a Family

Here are 4 great, and sometimes unexpected, places to raise a family.

When to Self-Insure

Choosing to bear the financial burden of an adverse event is called self-insuring. Do you know what that entails?

Four Really Good Reasons to Invest

There are four very good reasons to start investing. Do you know what they are?

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.

Budgeting After a Divorce

Divorce is the second most stressful time in a person's life. Here's some tips to get through it.

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Assess Your Life Insurance Needs

This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.

Historical Inflation

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

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.

Paying Off a Credit Card

Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.

How Much Home Can I Afford?

With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.

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Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

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The Cycle of Investing

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

Retiring in a Post-Pandemic World

Imagine your ideal post-pandemic retirement with this animated video.

It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times

All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.

A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.

Your DNA Test

If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.

Emerging Market Opportunities

What are your options for investing in emerging markets?

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