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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

 

Helpful Content

Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?

Money that Buys Good Health is Never Ill Spent

Money that Buys Good Health is Never Ill Spent

It's important to make sure your retirement strategy anticipates health-care expenses.

Financial Strategies in a Post-DOMA World

Financial Strategies in a Post-DOMA World

The Supreme Court’s declaring DOMA unconstitutional may require some same-sex couples to reconsider their financial strategy

 

How Will Working Affect Social Security Benefits?

Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.

Getting a Head Start on College Savings

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

What Is a 1035 Exchange?

1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.

Spotting Credit Trouble

The wise use of credit is a critical skill. These 10 questions will help you assess your skill level.

Can Group, Private Disability Policies Work Together?

Loss of income from disability has the potential to cause significant financial hardship. Disability insurance can help.

Value vs. Growth Investing

Among stock-market investors there’s long been a debate between those who favor value and those who favor growth.

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Lifetime of Earnings

Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.

What Is My Risk Tolerance?

This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

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

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.

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Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

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Acres of Diamonds

In life it often happens that the answers are right in our own back yards. This may be particularly true of investing.

Interest Rates: How Low Can They Go?

The question used to be how low can interest rates go. Now it's how long can rates remain at their historic low levels?

Perception vs. Reality

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

What Smart Investors Know

Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.

Do You Feel Lucky?

Recent changes in estate tax laws could affect the strategy you have in place.

The Other Sure Thing

Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime, and those we love may suffer if we are not prepared.

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