Are You Retirement Ready?
Without a roadmap, the path toward and into retirement can be difficult. Having a comprehensive and up-to-date retirement strategy, with a knowledgeable team offering support, may help make the road ahead less strenuous.
I’m Edward Martell, an independent financial advisor who understands the many concerns individuals and families face as they prepare for retirement. Whether that is five or fifteen years away, my goal is to help clients feel confident about their future and pursue their vision of a comfortable retirement. Through my comprehensive approach, I develop customized retirement strategies that address clients’ individual needs and goals, both short and long-term.
Retirement is a significant milestone in one’s life. My mission is to help make that transition more manageable and less stressful by building a personalized retirement strategy and offering ongoing support, unbiased advice, and objective guidance. I treat my clients with respect and make the effort to educate them about their financial future. When clients work with me, I treat them as I would like to be treated. Based in Fountain Valley, CA, I serve clients throughout the United States.
Start preparing for tomorrow’s retirement today by contacting me to learn more about my complimentary, obligation-free meetings.
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Putting a Price Tag On Your Health
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A quick look at how federal income taxes work.
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Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.
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Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
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