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Pillsbury Associates

 
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Welcome to our Web site, where you'll find a wealth of information in the form of newsletter articles, calculators, and research reports.

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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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Comparing Investments

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

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This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

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Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.

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Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.

Long-Term-Care Needs

Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.

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Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

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Ready for Retirement?

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Emerging Market Opportunities

What are your options for investing in emerging markets?

It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times

All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.

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.

What Our Kids Can Teach us About Saving Money

Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.

Bridging the Confidence Gap

In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.

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