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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—Alders Financial Solutions, your Marin County financial advisor, 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. We assist our clients in asset allocation strategies, financial and retirement planning goals, wealth management, stocks, bonds, mutual funds, life, and disability insurances analysis.

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 our website, send Gary Bramon or Frank Bruno a note regarding any questions you may have about any particular investment concepts or products. They'll get back to you quickly with a thoughtful answer.

Alders Financial Solutions located in Marin County, California with Gary Bramon, Financial Advisor and Frank Bruno, Certified Financial Planner, focus on excellent customer service through constant client contacts. Our clients have made us what we are today-successful.

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Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

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

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Retirement Plan Distributions

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

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Tax Management Strategies

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Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.

Inflation and Your Portfolio

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

Safeguard Your Digital Estate

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The Richest Man in Babylon

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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.

Can Election Results Predict the Market?

How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?

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