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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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When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.

Events on Wall Street

Events on Wall Street

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

An Overview of Renter’s Insurance

An Overview of Renter’s Insurance

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Does Your Portfolio Fit Your Retirement Lifestyle?

Lifestyle considerations in creating your retirement portfolio.

The Anatomy of an Index

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Saving on Fitness Center Membership Costs

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Donating Art: Taxation Abstraction

The tax rules that govern donating art are complex and confusing. Take a closer look.

Insurance Needs Assessment: For Empty Nesters and Retirees

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A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

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Assess Your Life Insurance Needs

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Impact of Taxes and Inflation

Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.

How Much Home Can I Afford?

With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.

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

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

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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.

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

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A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.

What Smart Investors Know

Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.

When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.

Are Alternative Investments Right for You?

With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.

Keeping Up with the Joneses

Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?

To Buy or Not to Buy

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

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