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"A goal without a plan is just a wish."

~Antoine de Saint-Exupery

FRANZ TATUM WEALTH MANAGEMENT is a boutique wealth management firm offering individuals and their families, business owners and nonprofit organizations the resources to pursue the goal of simplifying and protecting their wealth in a comprehensive manner. We help clients set and implement clear goals aligned with their needs, values, and objectives.

We understand that life's purpose and balance are always changing. No single approach will work for everyone or even for an entire lifetime. Through formal and informal interchange of thoughts and information, your financial balance can be understood, planned, and pursued. Life is too short to follow someone else's plan - we find balance only when we follow our own.

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FRANZ TATUM WEALTH MANAGEMENT advisory team brings over 60 years of collective financial service experience.

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Four Steps to Valuing an Estate

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Spotting Credit Trouble

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

Budgeting After a Divorce

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Critical Estate Documents

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When Life Insurance Becomes Taxable

Life insurance proceeds are generally tax-free. But not in all cases.

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For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.

Understanding Long-Term Care

Understanding the types of long-term-care services—and what those services could cost—may be critical.

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Tax preparation may be the perfect time to give the household budget a check-up.

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Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

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

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

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Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.

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Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

Annuity Comparison

This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.

Inflation & Retirement

Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.

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Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Tax Management Strategies

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

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

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What to Do When You Lose Your Wallet

Ever lost your wallet? Frustrating. Here’s what you can do to keep yourself safe.

Suddenly Single: 3 Steps to Take Now

Have you found yourself suddenly single? Here are 3 steps to take right now.

RE: Retirement

How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?

The Richest Man in Babylon

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

Ready for Retirement?

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

Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

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