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Understanding Today’s Financial Environment

Welcome, I’m Rich Frontera, a financial consultant* in Clifton Park, New York. 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 are investing for retirement, college savings or for an estate strategy, our personalized service helps to focus 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 (518) 688-2223.

*Richard Frontera is a Registered Representative and Investment Adviser Representative of Equity Services, Inc.  Securities and investment advisory services are offered solely by Equity Services, Inc., Member FINRA/SIPC.

 

 

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Your Emergency Fund: How Much Is Enough?

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Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

Inflation & Retirement

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

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

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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 estimate your federal estate tax liability.

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

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Recent changes in estate tax laws could affect the strategy you have in place.

When Do You Need a Will?

When do you need a will? The answer is easy: right now.

The Other Sure Thing

Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime, and those we love may suffer if we are not prepared.

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.

Social Security: By the Numbers

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The Richest Man in Babylon

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