WELCOME TO RJW INVESTMENT AND INSURANCE CONSULTANTS
RJW is an independent financial services firm focused on preserving and protecting what matters most to you. Through our relationship with Cambridge, one of the most respected independent broker dealers in the industry, we have the flexibility to offer a wide range of financial products without the obligation to sell proprietary products or services. Our independence allows us to be selective, offering only the products and services we believe are best suited to meet your objectives and goals.
At RJW, we are committed to providing our clients with custom-tailored solutions in pursuit of financial freedom. We begin by working with you to determine your personal goals and objectives. After these have been determined, we design an individualized plan with defensive strategies to help protect your principal. We expect your life to change, and we continually monitor your financial progress, evaluate your portfolio on a regular basis, and revise as needed to stay aligned with your objectives.
Your Financial Future
Today’s economic environment presents many challenges. But along with these challenges comes opportunities and potential rewards for those who can identify long-term trends.
Whether you’re facing retirement—or looking to better understand certain investment ideas—we can help you address your most pressing money questions.
Our first priority is your overall financial success. We want to learn more about your personal situation, identify your dreams and goals, and understand your tolerance for risk. Long-term relationships that encourage open and honest communication have been the cornerstone of our foundation of success.
Our site is filled with educational videos, articles, presentations, and calculators designed to help you learn more about the world of personal finance. As you search my website, send me a note regarding any questions you may have about any particular investment concepts or products. We'll get back to you quickly with a thoughtful answer.
Donating Art: Taxation Abstraction
The tax rules that govern donating art are complex and confusing. Take a closer look.
Retirement Traps to Avoid
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The Business Cycle
Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.
Ever wonder what the real value of a financial advisor is? It’s not just added portfolio returns.
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A look inside the U.S. government's statistics on household net worth.
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This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
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Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.
There are a few things to consider when buying or leasing your next vehicle.
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.