Suddenly Single: 3 Steps to Take Now Emerging Market Opportunities Global and International Funds Are Alternative Investments Right for You?

Welcome to Advanced Tax Strategies, PC and Sommers Wealth Management

 We have designed our site with you in mind, so please feel free to look around.  You will find a wealth of information in the form of newsletter articles, calculators, and research reports. 

At Advanced Tax Strategies, PC. and Sommers Wealth Management our mission is to provide each and every client with up-to-date knowledge and a level of professional service designed to assist clients in handling their finances in a tax-efficient manner.

If you have questions or would like more information about our services, please 'Contact Us'.

Changes in recent tax legislation can result in changes in your tax situation.  Click Here  to learn more about the recently avoided 'fiscal cliff' and other changes that can impact you.

                                   

           



 

Helpful Content

Put It in a Letter

Put It in a Letter

A letter of instructions provides additional and more personal information regarding your estate.

Financial Strategies in a Post-DOMA World

Financial Strategies in a Post-DOMA World

The Supreme Court’s declaring DOMA unconstitutional may require some same-sex couples to reconsider their financial strategy.

Orchestrating Your Retirement Accounts

Orchestrating Your Retirement Accounts

Getting the instruments of your retirement to work in concert may go far in realizing the retirement you imagine.

 

Your Emergency Fund: How Much Is Enough?

Having an emergency fund may help alleviate the stress and worry associated with a financial crisis.

The Half Million Dollar Baby

The true cost of raising a child may be far more than you expect.

When Should You Take Social Security

Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.

Lots of Variables with Fixed-Rate Mortgages

When selecting a fixed-rate mortgage, a borrower has to determine how many years to finance the loan.

A Cheat Sheet for Sending Your Kid to College

Dropping off your son or daughter is loaded with emotions; here are a few tips for a smoother experience.

Choosing a Business Structure

Entrepreneurs all face the same question, “Which business structure should I adopt?”

View all articles arrow

Annuity Comparison

This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

How Compound Interest Works

Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.

Impact of Taxes and Inflation

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

Long-Term-Care Needs

Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

View all calculators arrow

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

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.

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.

View all presentations arrow

Emerging Market Opportunities

What are your options for investing in emerging markets?

Safeguard Your Digital Estate

If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?

Sit, Stay, Rollover: A Guide to IRA Rollovers

If you have a 401(k) with a former employer, you may want to consider an IRA rollover.

Rightsizing for Retirement

What does your home really cost?

Perception vs. Reality

There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.

Your Personal Recovery

As the economy gathers momentum, many are waiting for their personal finances to gather momentum, too.

View all videos arrow