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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.

Retirement Plans for Small Businesses
 
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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

Traditional vs. Roth IRA

Traditional vs. Roth IRA

One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.

Retirement Income and the Traditional Portfolio

Retirement Income and the Traditional Portfolio

Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.

A Taxing Story: Capital Gains and Losses

A Taxing Story: Capital Gains and Losses

Understanding how capital gains are taxed may help you refine your investment strategies.

 

Retiree Health Care Coverage Overseas

Retirees traveling abroad need to know that their health insurance travels with them.

Catch-Up Contributions

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

Does Your Credit Score Affect Your Insurance Rates?

Your credit score may influence how much you pay for auto and home insurance.

What Is an Annuity?

Annuities are versatile tools that can help you save for retirement and generate income in retirement.

Critical Estate Documents

Sound estate management includes creating financial and healthcare documents. Here's an inside look.

Creative Ways to Motivate Your Employees

Five creative (and inexpensive) ideas for motivating your employees.

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

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

Inflation & Retirement

Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.

Lifetime of Earnings

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

What Is My Life Expectancy?

Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.

Social Security Taxes

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

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Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

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.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

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Perception vs. Reality

There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.

Should You Invest in Exchange Traded Funds?

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

Women and Retirement

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

The Rule of 72

Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.

The Cost of Procrastination

Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.

Surprises

Making the most of surprises is a great reason to work with us.

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