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Understanding Today's Financial Environment

Welcome, I'm Michael Furrer, a financial consultant in Spokane, WA. 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 you are investing for retirement, college savings or estate planning, our personalized service focuses on your needs, wants, and financial goals and objectives. 

Our professionals have years of experience in financial services. We can help you address your needs of today and for many years to come. We look forward to working with you through all stages of your life, please call 509 343-9227.

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

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

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This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.

Federal Income Tax

Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.

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Tax Management Strategies

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

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

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Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.

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What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?

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Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.

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