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We know what we do. We know how to do it. But what makes all the difference in the world is that we know why we do it. Experience that Difference.
Here at DeFranco Financial everything centers around our clients. We utilize a holistic approach to financial planning and investment management because only by looking at our clients’ entire financial picture can we truly make a difference.We take care to listen and to hear their goals and dreams.
We strive day in and day out to build trust and relationships with our clients that allow us to help them get through some of life’s most difficult challenges as well as some of life’s most rewarding and joyous occasions.
Our site is filled with educational videos, articles, presentations, and calculators designed to help you learn more about the world of personal finance. Feel free to browse around and then reach out and call us to set a time we can get together to start the process of understanding your goals and dreams.
The Facts About Income Tax
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
The ABC’s of Auto Insurance
What kind of auto insurance should you have? Do you know?
Will You Pay the AMT?
Despite recent tax-law changes, many Americans are expected to pay the AMT this year.
The uncertainties we face in retirement can erode our sense of confidence.
Most women don’t shy away from the day-to-day financial decisions, but some may be leaving their future to chance.
Some people may want a more advanced gifting strategy that can maximize their gift and generate potential tax benefits.
If you are concerned about inflation and expect short-term interest rates may increase, TIPS could be worth considering.
There are unique risks of owning a second home and obtaining the proper coverage may protect you from financial risk.
In investments, one great debate asks the question, “Active or Passive Investing: Which Is Better?”
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.
Retirees look for ways to convert savings and investments into regular income. One option to consider is an annuity.
The seas of the market are constantly shifting. Whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.
The question used to be, “How low can interest rates go?” Now it's, “How long can rates remain at their historic low levels?”
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?