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Jim Garrison

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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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Rebalancing Your Portfolio

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Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

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Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.

Social Security Taxes

Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

Historical Inflation

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Managing Your Lifestyle

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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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.

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Where Is the Market Headed?

We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”

Acres of Diamonds

In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.

A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

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

Don't Buy The Hype

There are a lot of misconceptions about Social Security. Here’s the truth about three of them.

The Facts About Income Tax

Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.

The Power of Compound Interest

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