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Advisory services offered through Securities America Advisors, Inc., the Securities America companies and Pillsbury Associates Insurance & Investments, Inc. are not affiliated.  Patrick Pillsbury is licensed in the States of California and Nevada for securities business.

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When to Self-Insure

When to Self-Insure

Choosing to bear the financial burden of an adverse event is called self-insuring. Do you know what that entails?

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What to Look for in Personal Finance Apps

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What the New Tax Bill Means for You

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Universal Life Insurance

Universal life insurance is permanent insurance with a flexible premium. Here's how it works.

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."

Catch-Up Contributions

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

A Look at Diversification

Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.

Protection Against Uninsured Drivers

You’re hit by an uninsured driver. Now what? Are you protected against financial losses?

Planning for the Expected

You can plan ahead to protect yourself and your family against the financial consequences of deteriorating health.

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Saving for College

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

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

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

Contributing to an IRA?

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

What Is My Risk Tolerance?

This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

Inflation & Retirement

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

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5 Smart Investing Principles

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

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.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

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The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Do you know these three personal finance sayings?

Bursting the Bubble

Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?

Suddenly Single: 3 Steps to Take Now

Have you found yourself suddenly single? Here are 3 steps to take right now.

From Boats to Brokers

From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.

Safeguard Your Digital Estate

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

It May Be Time for a Financial Checkup

It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial advisor about changes in your situation.

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