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Southgate, MI 48495

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Robert Jacob

(734) 284-8833

 
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Understanding Today’s Financial Environment

Welcome, I’m Robert E. Jacob, CMA, a financial professional in Southgate, MI. We understand that individuals face unique challenges as they prepare for retirement. We can help take the mystery out of preparing for today and tomorrow. Whether you goal is saving for retirement, college savings, or estate strategy, our personalized service focuses your needs, wants, and financial goals and objectives.

Our professionals have years of experience in financial services. We can help you address your needs of today and for many years to come. We look forward to working with you through all stages of your life, please call (734) 284-8833.

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Tax Deductions You Won't Believe

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A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

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Social Security: The Elephant in the Room

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Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

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Comparing Mortgage Terms

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

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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.

Tax Management Strategies

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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.

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Retiring the 4% Rule

A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.

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Ready for Retirement?

Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.

Events on Wall Street

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

The Other Sure Thing

Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?

Surprises

Making the most of surprises is a great reason to work with us.

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