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Murdock Banner Financial Group is a financial services firm committed to helping our clients improve their long-term financial future. Our unique, team approach to planning with our customized programs are designed to help invest and conserve our clients’ wealth while delivering an unprecedented level of personalized care.

Should you have any questions or would like more information about our firm, please e-mail us at murdock.banner@ceteraadvisors.com or call 660.747.3522.

 

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Assess Life Insurance Needs

How to help determine life insurance needs to provide for your family after you pass away.

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Thinking of Retiring Abroad?

However exciting retiring abroad may sound, it deserves considerable planning.

What Is a 1035 Exchange?

What Is a 1035 Exchange?

1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.

 

Understanding the Basics of Medigap Policies

Important as it is, Medicare does not cover the full range of health-care expenses you may experience in your golden years.

Your Changing Definition of Risk in Retirement

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Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets

An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.

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Tips to Prevent the #1 Cause of Marital Rift

Couples may be able to head off many of the problems in a marriage that money can cause.

Money that Buys Good Health is Never Ill Spent

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My Retirement Savings

Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.

Federal Income Tax

Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.

What Is My Life Expectancy?

Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.

Disability Income

This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.

Comparing Investments

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

Annuity Comparison

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

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Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

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Suddenly Single: 3 Steps to Take Now

Here are 3 steps to take right now that may make a difference if you find yourself suddenly single.

Where Is the Market Headed?

We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”

The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth

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

The Cycle of Investing

Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.

Events on Wall Street

Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.

Estate Management 101

A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate.

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