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MAGIS
...pronounced "MAH-GIS"...is a Latin adverb that means "better," "to do more," "to a greater extent," or "to go beyond." It is an expression of our aspiration of the services we provide to our clients.

We understand that individuals and businesses face many important decisions that can affect their long-term financial success. Some of these decisions revolve around making investments that will help create a hedge against participants and individuals outliving their income, the impact of inflation, taxation, and rising healthcare costs. At MAGIS, we are in an advantageous position to approach such challenges with experience and skill.

Please feel free to explore this site to gain a better understanding of our firm and how we can help clients plan for and meet their financial goals.

At MAGIS, we have a dedication to excellence in technical knowledge, impeccable client service, and a commitment to help you work towards achieving all your financial goals.

Helpful Content

Insurance Needs Assessment: Married With Children

Insurance Needs Assessment: Married With Children

When you’re married and have children, insurance needs will be different.

Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date

Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date

Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."

How to Appeal Your Property Taxes

How to Appeal Your Property Taxes

For homeowners who think their property taxes are too high, there are ways to appeal.

 

What Is a Stretch IRA?

If you have a traditional IRA, you may have the opportunity to extend its tax-deferred status across multiple generations.

Planning for the Expected

You can plan ahead to protect yourself and your family against the financial consequences of deteriorating health.

Gap Insurance for Leased Cars

If you’re thinking of leasing a new car, then you shouldn’t forget about gap insurance.

Should You Borrow from Your 401(k)?

Does it make sense to borrow from my 401(k) to pay off debt or to make a major purchase?

Systematic Withdrawals in Retirement

Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.

Countdown to College

Preparing for college means setting goals, staying focused, and tackling a few key milestones along the way.

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Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)

This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

Interested in a Fuel Efficient Car?

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

Paying Off a Credit Card

Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.

Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

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

Bi-Weekly Payments

This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.

Saving for College

This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.

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Retirement Plan Distributions

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

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The Richest Man in Babylon

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

The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth

Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?

To Buy or Not to Buy

The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.

Can Election Results Predict the Market?

How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?

An Arm and a Leg

A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.

It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times

All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.

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