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Understanding Today’s Financial Environment

Welcome to Eastman Financial, LLC, a 401k plan advisor, investment management and financial planning firm based in Atlanta, GA. We understand both small businesses and individuals face a unique set of challenges in preparing for retirement and protecting their assets. As a Chartered Retirement Plans Specialist, Certified Financial Planner, and Registered Representatives of Cetera Advisors LLC, we’re uniquely qualified to help small businesses and individuals attain their retirement goals.

Whether your goal is providing a “Best in Class” retirement plan for employees, managing investment risk, or creating a retirement income stream you can never outlive, our goal is to help you achieve your goals.

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While a company retirement plan is one of the best benefits you can offer to attract and retain a quality workforce, it also carries a serious fiduciary duty that requires effective plan governance.

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Effective financial planning is much more than savings and investments. It requires developing a strategy based on a careful assessment of future needs and goals that will weather changing economic conditions, volatile markets, and stand the test of time…

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We offer numerous investment management platforms ranging from “in-house” portfolios of mutual funds to independent, institutional third-party money managers.

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Helpful Content

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.

Is a Variable Annuity Right for Me?

Is a Variable Annuity Right for Me?

Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right

The ABCs of Zero Coupon Bonds

The ABCs of Zero Coupon Bonds

Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.

 

Catch-Up Contributions

Workers 50+ may make contributions to their qualified retirement plans above the limits imposed on younger workers.

Tips for Finding Care for Your Special-Needs Child

The care of special-needs children continues into their adult years, and may survive the passing of their parents.

Retirement Traps to Avoid

Beware of these traps that could upend your retirement.

Test Your Life Insurance Knowledge

How much do you know about one of the most important tools you have to help protect your and your family’s financial future?

4 Reasons for the Return of Market Volatility

Why have the markets been so volatile recently?

Systematic Withdrawals in Retirement

Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.

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Interested in a Fuel Efficient Car?

Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.

Contributing to an IRA?

Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.

Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

How Much Home Can I Afford?

With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.

Disability Income

This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.

Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)

This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

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Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Tax Management Strategies

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

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

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How to Retire Early

Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.

Your DNA Test

If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.

Tuning Your Social Security Benefit

When should you take your Social Security benefit?

Forecast

The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.

What Can a Million Dollars Buy You?

$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.

Should You Invest in Exchange Traded Funds?

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

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