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    • A FEW WORDS ABOUT US

      We here at Maynard Advisory Group specialize in looking at the WHOLE PICTURE for our clients by re-allocating and re-positioning retirement assets for safety, growth, legacy planning, and income planning. We gather complete information to help our clients make informed decisions in an easy to understand manner to assist with their particular situation.
    • Our primary goal is keeping our clients' money safe from volatile and risky investments.

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      Financial Services

      Our primary goal is keeping our clients' money safe from volatile and risky investments.

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    • Developing the right portfolio of insurance products is an essential step toward a comprehensive financial program or estate planning.

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      Insurance Services

      Insurance Services

      Developing the right portfolio of insurance products is an essential step toward a comprehensive financial program or estate planning.

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    • Check our very informative educational video page. Here you can watch and learn some valuable information about financial and insurance services.

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      Educational Videos

      Educational Videos

      Check our very informative educational video page. Here you can watch and learn some valuable information about financial and insurance services.

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    • 11 Money Lies to Stop Telling Yourself

      11 Money Lies to Stop Telling Yourself   Nope, credit cards aren't evil. Sometimes it’s easier to believe a fantasy than it is to face reality — and when it comes to money, many people hold false beliefs. When you’re young, the future seems far away, and you might think there’s time to make up for your financial mistakes later. Unfortunately, whether you’re putting off [...]

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      6 Social Security Changes Coming in 2017

      Social Security beneficiaries will receive a slight increase in their Social Security checks in 2017. There have also been several recent tweaks to the program that change how married couples can collect benefits. Here’s a look at the new Social Security rules for 2017: A modest increase in payments. Social Security payments will increase by 0.3 percent beginning in January 2017. [...]

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      Give Your Kids the Gift of Giving

      The run up to the holidays at the end of the month is an especially great time to teach young children some money and life lessons. Have The Kids Clean Their Closets, Rooms, and Playrooms. The goal is to create a single pile of all the toys, books and clothes that are no longer used or wanted. As a family take a look at the pile and separate the stuff that was used a lot-but has outgrown its [...]

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    • Question: I was curious if a Roth conversion of post-tax money from an IRA is subject to the pro rata rules if the IRA owner also owns a SIMPLE IRA?  Is the SIMPLE excluded from the calculation? Thanks Joseph Answer: Joseph: The pro-rata rule looks at the balance of ALL your IRAs to determine which portion of a Roth conversion is pre-tax and post-tax. This includes any SEP or [...]

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      One of the greatest benefits of an IRA is its ability to provide tax-favored wealth for heirs. An IRA left to a beneficiary can be "stretched" to provide pre-tax compound investment returns for the rest of the beneficiary's life -- or even longer.  And these can be distributed totally tax free if it is a Roth IRA. How much can such a stretch IRA be worth in actual dollars?  Compound [...]

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      Question: Dear Mr. Slott, I am writing because I have what may be an unusual IRA reporting situation and would like advice, or if you will, a judgement as to how I may handle the reporting for 2017.  This particular situation is one I have not heard of or seen discussed in any article or seminar in over 20 years. Briefly, I have yet to make withdrawals from my IRAs, but in 2017, I [...]

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