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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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Budget Check Up: Tax Time Is the Right Time

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One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.

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What If You Get Audited?

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Gun Ownership and Your Homeowners Policy

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The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.

Variable Universal Life Insurance

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Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

Estimate Your RMD

Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.

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How Compound Interest Works

Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.

Saving for Retirement

This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.

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Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

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RE: Retirement

How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?

The New Wild West: Bitcoin

Bitcoin’s future is uncertain, but one thing is for sure: it’s the wild west out there, and there is no sheriff in town.

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.

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.

Events on Wall Street

Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.

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