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James A. Coplin and Associates

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Your Financial Future

Today’s economic environment presents many challenges. But along with these challenges comes opportunities and potential rewards for those who can identify long-term trends.

Whether you’re facing retirement—or looking to better understand certain investment ideas—we can help you address your most pressing money questions.

Our first priority is your overall financial success. We want to learn more about your personal situation, identify your dreams and goals, and understand your tolerance for risk. Long-term relationships that encourage open and honest communication have been the cornerstone of my foundation of success.

Our site is filled with educational videos, articles, presentations, and calculators designed to help you learn more about the world of personal finance. As you search my website, send me a note regarding any questions you may have about any particular investment concepts or products. We'll get back to you quickly with a thoughtful answer.

 Investment and financial planning services are offered by James A. Coplin through his affiliation with H D Vest.

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Personal Finance Tips for Military Families

Personal Finance Tips for Military Families

Military families face unique challenges, making personal finance even more critical.

Debt Stress

Debt Stress

There’s a link between debt and stress.

Getting a Head Start on College Savings

Getting a Head Start on College Savings

A few strategies that may help you prepare for the cost of higher education.

 

Lots of Variables with Fixed-Rate Mortgages

When selecting a fixed-rate mortgage, a borrower has to determine how many years to finance the loan.

Social Security Benefits: How Much Will I Receive

Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process.

Inflation - Back to the Future

Even low inflation rates over an extended period of time can impact your finances in retirement.

Donating Art: Taxation Abstraction

The tax rules that govern donating art are complex and confusing. Take a closer look.

Choosing a Retirement Plan that Fits Your Business

To choose a plan, it’s important to ask yourself four key questions.

The Business Cycle

Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.

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What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

Comparing Investments

This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.

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.

Paying Off a Credit Card

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

Inflation & Retirement

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

Saving for College

This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.

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Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

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Safeguard Your Digital Estate

If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?

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.

Should I Invest In REITs?

Are Real Estate Investment Trusts right for your portfolio?

What Smart Investors Know

Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.

A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

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

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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