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George B J Scott

Financial Advisor

Independent Financial Advisor; Since 1987


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GBJ Scott Financial provides analysis, planning, portfolio implementation and monitoring for retirees and pre-retirees; those seeking retirement. As primarily a fee based financial services firm we specialize in helping above average people achieve a financially independent retirement.

Our services are designed to assist our clients over their life time. We help provide increased probability and likelihood for reaching and maintaining a financially independent retirement.

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Helpful Content

Estate Management Checklist

Estate Management Checklist

Is your estate in order? This short quiz may help you assess your overall strategy.

When Should You Take Social Security

When Should You Take Social Security

Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.

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.

 

Social Security: Maximizing Benefits

There are other ways to maximize Social Security benefits, in addition to waiting to claim them.

The Investment Risk No One’s Ever Heard Of

You face a risk for which the market does not compensate you, that can not be easily reduced through diversification.

Volunteering in Retirement

For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.

Social Security: The Elephant in the Room

Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.

Changing Unhealthy Behaviors

Five phases to changing unhealthy behaviors.

Financial Strategies in a Post-DOMA World

The Supreme Court’s declaring DOMA unconstitutional may require some same-sex couples to reconsider their financial strategy.

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What Is My Current Cash Flow?

Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

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.

Saving for College

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

Tax Freedom Day

Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.

Paying Off a Credit Card

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

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Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

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A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit

Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.

Your DNA Test

If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.

Perception vs. Reality

There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.

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?”

Retiring the 4% Rule

A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.

Events on Wall Street

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

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