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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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The Economic Journey of Your Morning Coffee

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How the Federal Reserve Works

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

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This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

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Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.

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This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.

Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

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Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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5 Smart Investing Principles

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

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An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

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.

Forecast

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

When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

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

Perception vs. Reality

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

Should I Invest in Gold?

Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.

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