Since 1978, Daniel M. Smith & Associates has been helping individuals, families and businesses guard against some key perils in life:

• Estate Planning to help maximize the orderly transfer of assets to the next generation in a tax efficient manner
• Business Succession Planning to help protect the future of the Family Business
• Retirement Planning so that we strive to not outlive our income
• Long Term Care Planning so that unforeseen illnesses or injuries do not adversely impact your Financial Plan
• Special Care Planning for families with Special Needs.

 

Our experienced staff and strategic relationships pledge our knowledge, our
resources and our dedication to integrity in all that we do. 

Retirement Portfolio Lifespan

How Long Will Your Funds Last?

Credit Card Debt

How Long Will It Take to Pay my Balance?

Loan Payoff

How much will it cost to pay off a loan over its lifetime?

Taxable Equivalent Yield

Calculate the rate of return you would have to receive from a taxable investment to realize an equivalent tax-exempt yield.

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Business Owners: Should You Organize as an LLC?

Establishing an LLC creates a separate legal entity to help shield a business owner’s personal assets from lawsuits brought against the firm by customers or employees.

New Medicare Rules Tackle Prescription Drug Prices

The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 included provisions intended to lower prescription drug costs for Medicare enrollees and slow drug spending by the federal government.

Trusts — Not Just for Estate Taxes

In the past, trusts were often used to avoid estate taxes, but that purpose has become less important for most people with current high exemption amounts. However, a properly constructed trust can serve many other purposes for families of more modest means.

Municipal Bonds: A Tax-Advantaged Way to Put Capital to Work

Muni bonds and tax-exempt funds have long been a mainstay in the portfolios of income-focused investors who want to manage their tax burdens.

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