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Today’s investment climate offers unprecedented opportunities

At Craun Freeman Tax & Wealth Management, it is Bob Craun and Jeff Freeman's mission is to help clients take advantage of those opportunities by providing them with three key tools:

  1. A clear understanding of their financial goals 
  2. A well-defined roadmap for pursuing those goals  
  3. Ongoing advice to help adjust their roadmap when their needs change.

Bob and Jeff's services cover all areas of financial management, from investment and retirement planning to risk management and estate conservation. Bob & Jeff specialize in helping their clients develop a comprehensive, cohesive financial plan that fits their unique needs and enables them to pursue both short- and long-term objectives. On this Web site, you'll find valuable information for evaluating your current position and progress toward financial goals. Bob and Jeff offer educational articles that outline financial concepts and highlight products designed to fill the gaps in your financial plan. You'll also find calculators that will help you assess your current and future needs. Please remember to visit this Web site often, as the content is constantly changing. For help with your financial management, or for more information Craun Freeman Tax & Wealth Management, please contact us today.

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Weighing the Benefits of Prepaid Debit Cards

Weighing the Benefits of Prepaid Debit Cards

It's important to understand the pros and cons when considering a prepaid debit card.

The Investment Risk No One’s Ever Heard Of

The Investment Risk No One’s Ever Heard Of

You face a risk for which the market does not compensate you, that can not be easily reduced through diversification.

Problems with Probate

Problems with Probate

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


Gun Ownership and Your Homeowners Policy

Gun owners need to make sure that their homeowners policy covers the full value of their firearm(s) as personal liability.

The Half Million Dollar Baby

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

Critical Estate Documents

Sound estate management includes creating financial and healthcare documents. Here's an inside look.

Creative Ways to Motivate Your Employees

Five creative (and inexpensive) ideas for motivating your employees.

How to Appeal Your Property Taxes

For homeowners who think their property taxes are too high, there are ways to appeal.

Value vs. Growth Investing

Among stock-market investors there’s long been a debate between those who favor value and those who favor growth.

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Saving for College

This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.

Disability Income

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

Home Mortgage Deduction

Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.

Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

Estimate Your RMD

Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.

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.

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5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

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.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

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When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.

To Buy or Not to Buy

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


You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.

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.

Where Is the Market Headed?

We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”

The Cost of Procrastination

Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.

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