Authentic Counsel, LLC
Financial Wisdom from a Trustworthy Advocate
At Authentic Counsel, LLC our purpose is to serve as a financial steward to families through long term relationships. With a focus on communication, listening and education, we walk alongside families to assist them in aligning their financial resources with their personal values so they may attain their calling, purpose and mission in life. We believe that investors desire a trustworthy advocate who can be authentic, available and provide professional guidance and counsel for the specific and personal needs they have.
If you are seeking a financial advisor relationship based on personalized communication, listening and wise stewardship, you are at the right place. We look forward to serving you.
Putting a Price Tag On Your Health
Being healthy not only makes you feel good, it may also help you financially.
What If You Get Audited?
The chances of an IRS audit aren't that high. And being audited does not necessarily imply that the IRS suspects wrongdoing.
Three Key Questions to Answer Before Taking Social Security
When to start? Should I continue to work? How can I maximize my benefit?
If you find it hard to attain personal life goals, there’s an app for that!
There are ways to improve your physical fitness without denting your fiscal fitness.
It's important to understand the pros and cons when considering a prepaid debit card.
Important as it is, Medicare does not cover the full range of health-care expenses you may experience in your golden years.
Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.
Understanding the types of long-term-care services—and what those services could cost—may be critical.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
A quick history of the Federal Reserve and overview of what it does.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
In life it often happens that the answers are right in our own back yards. This may be particularly true of investing.
Changes are coming to Social Security on May 1st, 2016.
What does your home really cost?
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.