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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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Healthy Body, Healthy Pocketbook

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A Taxing Story: Capital Gains and Losses

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Historical Inflation

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Comparing Mortgage Terms

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

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This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.

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

Inflation & Retirement

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Retirement Plan Distributions

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

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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.

When Do You Need a Will?

When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.

16 Wall Street Cliches in 60 Seconds

Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.

It May Be Time for a Financial Checkup

It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial advisor about changes in your situation.

Bridging the Confidence Gap

In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.

Events on Wall Street

Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.

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