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University Place, WA 98466-4635

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Jim Garrison

360-280-5969

 
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Understanding Today’s Financial Environment

Welcome, I’m Jim Garrison, a financial professional in the South King, Pierce County / Tacoma and South Puget Sound areas of Washington. 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 your goal is saving for retirement, college savings, or estate strategies, our personalized service focuses on your needs, wants, financial goals, and objectives.

Our professionals have years of experience in financial services. We can help you address your needs today and for many years to come. We look forward to working with you through all stages of your life, please call me direct at (360) 280-5969.

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Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.

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

Impact of Taxes and Inflation

Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.

Saving for College

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Tax Freedom Day

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Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

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An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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Women and Retirement

Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.

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In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.

Should You Invest in Exchange Traded Funds?

There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?

16 Wall Street Cliches in 60 Seconds

Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.

A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.

Choosing a Mortgage

Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.

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