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.
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Safeguard Your Digital Estate
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?
Tax Deductions You Won't Believe
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
Understanding Homeowner’s Insurance
Purchasing homeowners insurance is critical for protecting your home.
Even low inflation rates over an extended period of time can impact your finances in retirement.
For homeowners who think their property taxes are too high, there are ways to appeal.
Entrepreneurs all face the same question, “Which business structure should I adopt?”
Second marriages are a trigger event to revisit any existing estate strategies.
Every year the IRS releases its list of tax scams, spotlighting some ways that people try to separate you from your money.
Getting the instruments of your retirement to work in concert may go far in realizing the retirement you imagine.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
What is your plan for health care during retirement?
Roth IRAs are tax advantaged in a different way from traditional IRAs.
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.