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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.

Helpful Content

Insurance Needs Assessment: Married With Children

Insurance Needs Assessment: Married With Children

When you’re married and have children, insurance needs will be different.

A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

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

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.

 

Planning for the Expected

You can plan ahead to protect yourself and your family against the financial consequences of deteriorating health.

Protecting Your Business from the Loss of a Key Person

Business owners may be able to protect themselves from the financial consequences of losing a key employee.

Lots of Variables with Fixed-Rate Mortgages

When selecting a fixed-rate mortgage, a borrower has to determine how many years to finance the loan.

Retirement Traps to Avoid

Beware of these traps that could upend your retirement.

What If You Get Audited?

The chances of an IRS audit aren't that high. And being audited does not necessarily imply that the IRS suspects wrongdoing.

Disability and Your Finances

In the event of an unforeseen accident or illness, disability insurance may be a good way to protect your income and savings.

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Contributing to an IRA?

Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.

What Is My Risk Tolerance?

This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.

Saving for Retirement

This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.

Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

Long-Term-Care Needs

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

What Is the Dividend Yield?

This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.

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5 Smart Investing Principles

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

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The Real Cost of a Vacation Home

What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?

18 Years Worth of Days

The average retirement lasts for 18 years. Are you prepared to fill that many days?

Bridging the Confidence Gap

In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.

Tuning Your Social Security Benefit

When should you take your Social Security benefit?

Are Alternative Investments Right for You?

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

The Cycle of Investing

Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.

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