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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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Insurance Needs Assessment: When You're Young and Single

Insurance Needs Assessment: When You're Young and Single

Even if you’re young and single, you should still consider protecting yourself.

When Life Insurance Becomes Taxable

When Life Insurance Becomes Taxable

Life insurance proceeds are generally tax-free. But not in all cases.

Mastering Mobile Lingo

Mastering Mobile Lingo

Do you understand these common mobile slang terms?

 

When Heirs are Imperfect

The money problems or bad lifestyle habits of adult children could lead to the squandering of any inheritance they receive.

How Stocks Work

Understanding how a stock works is key to understanding your investments.

Changing Unhealthy Behaviors

Five phases to changing unhealthy behaviors.

Estate Management Checklist

Is your estate in order? This short quiz may help you assess your overall strategy.

Insuring Your Business With a Buy/Sell Agreement

It may help your business be better prepared in the event of the death of a principal or key employee.

The ABCs of Zero Coupon Bonds

Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.

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Social Security Taxes

Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.

Paying Off a Credit Card

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

Long-Term-Care Needs

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

Disability Income

This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.

What Is My Risk Tolerance?

This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

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Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

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.

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The Fed and How It Got That Way

Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.

RE: Retirement

How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?

Jane Bond: Scaling the Ladder

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.

What to Do When You Lose Your Wallet

Ever lost your wallet? Frustrating. Here’s what you can do to keep yourself safe.

Should You Invest in Exchange Traded Funds?

There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?

Jane Bond: Decoding Diversification

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.

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