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Personal Income Plan

Together, we will create a budget and determine where to allocate extra funds in order to work toward your unique financial goals.

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Three-Bucket Investment Strategy

We will help you build a portfolio with the goal of preserving existing assets and accumulating greater wealth that encompasses your short-, mid-, and long-term goals.

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Women and Wealth Community

Join other like-minded women for educational opportunities, events, and a safe space to discuss finance-related topics.

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Building a Goal-Oriented Financial Plan

Gretchen Meyer. Photo by Colleen Ingerto.Hi there! I’m Gretchen, a NY-based financial consultant who specializes in helping women of all ages work toward their financial goals. I founded Gretchen Meyer Financial because I understand that many women feel intimidated or uneducated about their financial matters, and consequently, they often don’t seek the professional help they need to pursue the lifestyle they want. In addition, they often think they don’t have enough money saved to benefit from a financial planner or they falsely believe it costs too much to hire someone like me or a member of my team.

Our practice is dedicated to helping these women understand their options and learn about financial planning in a down-to-earth, accessible way so that they feel empowered and in control of their family’s well-being. Whether they are preparing for retirement, starting a college savings fund, or becoming financially independent, our advice focuses on building our clients’ confidence around financial matters and on working toward their unique financial goals, one step at a time.

If you’re ready to get started, request a free discovery session with a member of our team so we can begin a dialogue. We look forward to helping you pursue your goals and to creating the life you’ve always wanted.

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The Latte Lie and Other Myths

The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Do you know these three personal finance sayings?

Countering Counterfeit Currency

Countering Counterfeit Currency

Combating counterfeiting remains core to preserving the integrity of the nation’s money.

The Richest Man in Babylon

The Richest Man in Babylon

In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.

 

The Utility of Sector Investing

Successful sector investing is dependent upon an accurate analysis about when to rotate in and out.

Is a SEP-IRA Right for Your Business?

For some, the idea of establishing a retirement strategy evokes worries about complicated reporting and administration.

Errors and Omissions Insurance

E&O insurance is specifically designed to protect you, or your company, from the risk of a client’s dissatisfaction.

Test Your Estate Strategy Knowledge

Estate management can help ensure that your assets are transferred according to your wishes while managing tax issues.

Social Media: #NewestBusinessLiabilityRisk

Social media may be a modern imperative for businesses looking to grow and build their brand, but it also introduces risk.

Building Your Legacy

A four-step framework for building a personal legacy.

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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.

Inflation & Retirement

Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.

Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)

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

Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

Saving for Retirement

This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.

Home Mortgage Deduction

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

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

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Perception vs. Reality

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

What Smart Investors Know

Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.

The Fed and How It Got That Way

Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.

The Power of Compound Interest

Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.

Can Election Results Predict the Market?

How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?

The Cycle of Investing

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

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