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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.

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Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date

Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date

Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."

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Preparing for college means setting goals, staying focused, and tackling a few key milestones along the way.

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TIPS for Inflation

If you are concerned about inflation and expect short-term interest rates may increase, TIPS could be worth considering.

When Should You Take Social Security

Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.

Important Birthdays Over 50

Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.

What Is an Annuity?

Annuities are versatile tools that can help you save for retirement and generate income in retirement.

Is a Variable Annuity Right for Me?

Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right

Changing Unhealthy Behaviors

Five phases to changing unhealthy behaviors.

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Self-Employed Retirement Plans

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

Social Security Taxes

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

How Compound Interest Works

Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

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

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.

Saving for College

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

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Retirement Plan Distributions

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

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Ready for Retirement?

Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.

From Boats to Brokers

From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.

Are Alternative Investments Right for You?

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

Retirement Redefined

Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.

Global and International Funds

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

The Power of Compound Interest

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

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