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We're committed to helping our clients plan for their financial security. 

Our mission is to inspire our clients in making informed financial decisions through education, communication, and service which exceeds their expectations.

BMWA's primary practice is with professionals, families, and small business owners, whom we partner with in the strategic placement of their assets to help protect against future taxes, inflation, and unforeseen events. We provide quality investment planning guidance to every client on an individualized basis. Our structure of partnerships with CPA's and attorneys allow us to quickly and cost-efficiently help solve even the most complex issues as they may arise for each client's unique situation.

Nurturing our most valuable assets - relationships. 

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Death is No Excuse

Death is No Excuse

The federal government requires deceased individuals to file a final income tax return.

What Our Kids Can Teach us About Saving Money

What Our Kids Can Teach us About Saving Money

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

From Boats to Brokers

From Boats to Brokers

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Rebalancing Your Portfolio

Over time, different investments' performances can shift a portfolio’s intent and risk profile. Rebalancing may be critical.

Saving on Fitness Center Membership Costs

There are ways to improve your physical fitness without denting your fiscal fitness.

IRA Withdrawals that Escape the 10% Tax Penalty

The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.

Best Performing Asset Classes

Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.

Mastering Mobile Lingo

Can you keep up with your children’s mobile slang?

Buying vs. Leasing a Car

Whatever your relationship with your car, it may eventually come time for a new one. Familiarize yourself with your options.

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Home Mortgage Deduction

Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.

Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.

Social Security Taxes

Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.

Bi-Weekly Payments

This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

Saving for College

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

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

Tax Management Strategies

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

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Making Your Tax Bracket Work

Have you explored all your options when it comes to managing your taxable income?

Estate Management 101

A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate

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.

Forecast

The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.

Investments

You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.

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