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Houston Retirement Guy's Mission

Houston Retirement Guy is a financial services firm that assists clients address their retirement nest eggs. Frank helps clients develop investment strategies using various investment services. Houston Retirement Guy provides strategies for portfolio diversification, risk mitigation, wealth preservation, principal retention, and income generation.

If you live in the greater Houston, Texas area (Houston, Katy, Sugarland, Memorial, Galleria, River Oaks, Tanglewood, The Woodlands, Cypress, Galveston Bay area, Clear Lake), call now to schedule a complimentary consultation to review your financial goals and discuss retirement strategies. Call: 713-960-6205. Or plan to attend an upcoming financial planning workshop hosted by Frank Richardson.

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The Facts About Income Tax

The Facts About Income Tax

Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.

“Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams to Watch For

“Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams to Watch For

Every year the IRS releases its list of tax scams, spotlighting some ways that people try to separate you from your money.

Where Is the Market Headed?

Where Is the Market Headed?

We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”

 

How the Federal Reserve Works

Each day, the Fed is behind the scenes supporting the economy and providing services to the U.S. financial system.

Variable Universal Life Insurance

Variable Universal Life is permanent insurance in which the policyholder directs how premiums are invested.

Do You Owe The AMT?

If you want to avoid potential surprises at tax time, it may make sense to know where you stand when it comes to the AMT.

New Trends Redefine Travel

The latest trends in travel reflect a rich menu of exciting new possibilities.

Money Draining Food Myths

These food myths will really put a drain on your wallet.

The Ivory Tower Changes Wall Street

Thanks to the work of three economists, we have a better understanding of what determines an asset’s price.

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Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.

Saving for Retirement

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

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

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

What Is My Risk Tolerance?

This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.

Long-Term-Care Needs

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

Paying Off a Credit Card

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

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Retirement Plan Distributions

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

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 Richest Man in Babylon

In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.

Extended Care: A Patchwork of Possibilities

What is your plan for health care during retirement?

Global and International Funds

Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?

It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times

All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.

When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.

Your DNA Test

If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.

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