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.Learn More
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.Learn More
Women and Wealth Community
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Building a Goal-Oriented Financial Plan
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.
Since its inception, Gretchen Meyer Financial has experienced tremendous success and growth. GMF is a boutique agency dedicated to serving its clients, servicing millions in brokerage and advisory assets through LPL Financial.
My team and I understand how challenging – and sometimes emotional – the topic of personal finance can be for many people. We focus on developing warm and trusting relationships with our clients while guiding them through the wealth management and investment process.
Our brand promise is simple: We'll keep you on track towards your goals of financial independence, and we'll keep it fun.
The core values at Gretchen Meyer Financial aren't just lip-service. We live and breathe these core values -- not just with our clients, but inwards with our team.
We lean in and listen.
We collaborate and celebrate.
We set the bar high - really high.
We pause to learn.
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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Systematic Withdrawals in Retirement
Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.
Workers 50+ may make contributions to their qualified retirement plans above the limits imposed on younger workers.
There are a number of reasons for business owners to consider a business succession plan sooner rather than later.
Read this overview to learn how financial advisors are compensated.
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Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.
There are unique risks of owning a second home and obtaining the proper coverage may protect you from financial risk.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Preparing for the unexpected can make all the difference if your family relies on your income.
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations?
Have you found yourself suddenly single? Here are 3 steps to take right now.
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.