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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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Critical Estate Documents

Critical Estate Documents

Sound estate management includes creating financial and healthcare documents. Here's an inside look.

A Brief History of Estate Taxes

A Brief History of Estate Taxes

Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.

The Lowdown on Those Free Credit Scores

The Lowdown on Those Free Credit Scores

What’s the deal with your yearly free credit report?

 

You May Need to Make Estimated Tax Payments If…

Have income that isn’t subject to tax withholding? Or insufficient withholdings? You may have to pay estimated taxes.

Trends in Charitable Giving

Some people may want a more advanced gifting strategy that can maximize their gift and generate potential tax benefits.

Saving on Fitness Center Membership Costs

There are ways to improve your physical fitness without denting your fiscal fitness.

Term vs. Permanent Life Insurance

When considering life insurance, it's important to understand your options.

How the Federal Reserve Works

Each day, the Fed is behind the scenes supporting the economy and providing services to the U.S. financial system.

Important Birthdays Over 50

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

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Comparing Investments

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

Historical Inflation

This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.

Home Mortgage Deduction

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

Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

Assess Your Life Insurance Needs

This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.

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Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

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Forecast

The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.

When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.

What Smart Investors Know

Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.

The Junk Drawer Approach to Investing

It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.

Are Alternative Investments Right for You?

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

A New Way to Look at Your Bucket List

That big list of dreams and goals isn't the only way to look at your bucket list.

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