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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

Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date

Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date

Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."

Investing with Your Heart

Investing with Your Heart

For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.

A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.

 

Put It in a Letter

A letter of instruction provides additional and more personal information regarding your estate.

Apps That Help Achieve Goals

If you find it hard to attain personal life goals, there’s an app for that!

Estate Management Checklist

Is your estate in order? This short quiz may help you assess your overall strategy.

How Stocks Work

Understanding how a stock works is key to understanding your investments.

Social Media: #NewestBusinessLiabilityRisk

Social media may be a modern imperative for businesses looking to grow and build their brand, but it also introduces risk.

Problems with Probate

Probate can be a completely public process, or it can be managed to include as little information as possible.

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What Is the Dividend Yield?

This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.

Inflation & Retirement

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

Bi-Weekly Payments

This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.

Lifetime of Earnings

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

Social Security Taxes

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

Impact of Taxes and Inflation

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

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Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

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.

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

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Should You Ever Retire?

A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.

Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?

Keeping Up with the Joneses

Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?

Estate Management 101

A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate

Jane Bond: Scaling the Ladder

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.

Acres of Diamonds

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

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