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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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Traditional vs. Roth IRA

Traditional vs. Roth IRA

One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.

9 Facts About Social Security

9 Facts About Social Security

There are things about Social Security that might surprise you.

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.

 

Top New Digital Tools for Small Businesses

Apps that help small business owners better manage and grow their business.

Creative Ways to Motivate Your Employees

Five creative (and inexpensive) ideas for motivating your employees.

Does Your Credit Score Affect Your Insurance Rates?

Your credit score may influence how much you pay for auto and home insurance.

The Anatomy of an Index

The S&P 500 represents a large portion of the value of the U.S. equity market, it may be worth understanding.

Healthy Body, Healthy Pocketbook

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can help you reduce health-related expenses—and avoid time in the recovery room.

Inflation - Back to the Future

Even low inflation rates over an extended period of time can impact your finances in retirement.

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Assess Your Life Insurance Needs

This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.

Long-Term-Care Needs

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

Saving for Retirement

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

Impact of Taxes and Inflation

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

Comparing Investments

This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.

What Is My Risk Tolerance?

This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.

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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.

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.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

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Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

To Buy or Not to Buy

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

Coaches

Coaches have helped you your whole life, in ways big and small. We’d like to be one of them.

Inflation and Your Portfolio

Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.

18 Years Worth of Days

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

Are Alternative Investments Right for You?

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

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