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Westchester Financial Planning: Trusted Guidance for Pursuing the Retirement You Desire

At Westchester Financial Planning, we empower you to take control of your financial life by addressing today’s needs and tomorrow’s goals. For more than 25 years, Westchester Financial Planning has been helping clients work toward their financial goals, providing caring guidance and personal service. We assist individuals, families, business owners and trusts with a wide range of financial needs, including retirement income, investment management and financial planning. Our caring and individualized approach at Westchester Financial Planning integrates the latest tools and technologies and provides access to financial products and services custom-tailored to your needs.

At Westchester Financial Planning, Relationships
Matter Most

As a resident of the local community, company founder Russell E. Glickstern has served the wealth management and retirement planning needs of multiple generations of Westchester County and Mt. Kisco, NY residents and clients. It would be our pleasure to help you pursue your financial goals. Learn more

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A Look at Whole Life Insurance

A Look at Whole Life Insurance

Whole life insurance remains in force as long as you remain current with premiums. Here's how it works.

Extended Care: A Patchwork of Possibilities

Extended Care: A Patchwork of Possibilities

What is your plan for health care during retirement?

“Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams to Watch For

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

 

Keeping Summer Safe: Pool and Spa Safety Tips

Each year hundreds of children die or are injured in pool accidents. By taking seven steps, you can keep your pool safe.

Tax Deductions You Won't Believe

Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.

What to Look for in a Long-Term Care Policy

Here’s a list of 10 questions to ask that may help you better understand the costs and benefits of long-term-care insurance.

Money Draining Food Myths

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

9 Facts About Retirement

Regardless of how you approach retirement, there are some things about it that might surprise you.

Global vs. International: What’s The Difference?

International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.

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Home Mortgage Deduction

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

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

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

Self-Employed Retirement Plans

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

Contributing to an IRA?

Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.

Comparing Investments

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

Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

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5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Tax Management Strategies

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

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Should I Invest In REITs?

Are Real Estate Investment Trusts right for your portfolio?

An Arm and a Leg

A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.

Global and International Funds

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

The Richest Man in Babylon

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

Perception vs. Reality

There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.

The Good Ship IPO

The seas of the market are constantly shifting. Whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.

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