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With something as personal as your finances, it’s important to work with an advisor you trust and with whom you want to work for the long-term. After all, building a financial plan is not a one-time event; it is an ongoing process that requires adjustments as your life or goals change. At Clayton Investment Associates, we want to fill this role in your life. We welcome the opportunity to guide you along your financial path. Contact us to take the first step.

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The Power of Compound Interest

The Power of Compound Interest

Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.

Getting a Head Start on College Savings

Getting a Head Start on College Savings

A few strategies that may help you prepare for the cost of higher education.

Retirement Traps to Avoid

Retirement Traps to Avoid

Beware of these traps that could upend your retirement.

 

Do Your Kids Know The Value of a Silver Spoon?

You taught them how to read and how to ride a bike, but have you taught your children how to manage money?

The Half Million Dollar Baby

The true cost of raising a child may be far more than you expect.

Assess Life Insurance Needs

How to help determine life insurance needs to provide for your family after you pass away.

A Decision Not Made Is Still a Decision

Investors who put off important investment decisions may face potential consequence to their future financial security.

A Cheat Sheet for Sending Your Kid to College

Dropping off your son or daughter is loaded with emotions; here are a few tips for a smoother experience.

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.

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Comparing Investments

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

Self-Employed Retirement Plans

Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

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

What Is My Current Net Worth?

Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.

Saving for College

This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.

Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

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Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

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The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Do you know these three personal finance sayings?

Events on Wall Street

Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.

What Our Kids Can Teach us About Saving Money

Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.

The Junk Drawer Approach to Investing

It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.

When Do You Need a Will?

When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.

Extended Care: A Patchwork of Possibilities

What is your plan for health care during retirement?

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