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Welcome to West Madison Wealth Management

We are glad you've taken the time to visit our website, because we believe, that in an environment where increasingly challenging financial markets, longer life expectancies, and the financial complexities of modern family, are the norm rather than the exception, everyone can benefit for experienced advice. With that in mind, we seek to help our clients navigate through these markets, and at the same time create long term partnerships as your trusted advisors. We are committed to helping you work toward your lifetime goals, by building a prudent financial plan, and the strategies to execute the plan. We start by initially defining the goals and targets, and as time passes by, and conditions change, we'll work together to adjust our plans and strategies as needed to help keep us on track.

If you are thinking of becoming one of our clients, please reach out to us, your interest is welcome, and we will set time aside to visit, and learn more about you and the kind of services you're seeking.

Whether you're a new private investor, experienced and sophisticated, or already planning on structuring a multi-generation plan; or if you are an institutional investor seeking help for your company, cash management solutions, 401(k) plan, or you're looking for help managing your foundations assets, let's set time to talk and see how we can work together.

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Problems with Probate

Probate can be a completely public process, or it can be managed to include as little information as possible.

A Primer on Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts

A Primer on Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts

Irrevocable life insurance trusts can be important tools that may accomplish a number of estate objectives.

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Suddenly Single: 3 Steps to Take Now

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Social Security: Five Facts You Need to Know

Here are five facts about Social Security that are important to keep in mind.

Term vs. Permanent Life Insurance

When considering life insurance, it's important to understand your options.

Social Security: The Elephant in the Room

Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.

Can Group, Private Disability Policies Work Together?

Loss of income from disability has the potential to cause financial hardship. Disability insurance can help.

Mortgages in Retirement

Explore the benefits and drawbacks to paying off your mortgage prior to retirement with this article.

Investment Challenges of the Affluent Investor

Affluent investors face unique challenges when putting together an investment strategy. Make sure you keep these in mind.

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Long-Term-Care Needs

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

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

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

Historical Inflation

This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.

Paying Off a Credit Card

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

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.

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5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

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.

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

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Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Do you have causes that you want to support with donations?

The Richest Man in Babylon

In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.

Global and International Funds

Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?

The Long Run: Women and Retirement

For women, retirement strategy is a long race. It’s helpful to know the route.

To Buy or Not to Buy

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

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