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Let us do the worrying so you can get back to your family, your retirement, and your greater purpose in life.

Pineywoods Financial helps retirees, pre-retirees, and families in East Texas make sense of their options and build stronger financial futures. We have a special focus on retirement and help our clients create comfortable retirement lifestyles in today’s volatile markets through conservative investment strategies.

Our clients are hard-working, community-oriented individuals who are seeking the guidance of a trusted team of financial experts. We help them find personal answers to challenging questions like:

  • When can I afford to retire?
  • How can I avoid outliving my retirement funds?
  • How can I pay for long-term health expenses as I age?
  • Will I go broke paying for long-term healthcare?
  • Am I paying too much in taxes?
  • How can I grow my investments in turbulent markets?

Welcome to Pineywoods Financial

Helpful Content

Types of Stock Market Analysis

Types of Stock Market Analysis

Most stock market analysis falls into three broad groups: Fundamental, technical, and sentimental. Here’s a look at each.

Choosing a Business Structure

Choosing a Business Structure

Entrepreneurs all face the same question, “Which business structure should I adopt?”

It May Be Time for a Financial Checkup

It May Be Time for a Financial Checkup

It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial advisor about changes in your situation.

 

Tax Rules When Selling Your Home

The tax rules governing profits you realize from the sale of your home have changed in recent years.

Why You Need an Estate Strategy

Do you have an estate strategy? You should.

A Look at Diversification

Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.

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.

How Will Working Affect Social Security Benefits?

Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.

Tax Deductions You Won't Believe

Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.

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How Much Home Can I Afford?

With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.

Federal Income Tax

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

Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

Self-Employed Retirement Plans

Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.

Contributing to an IRA?

Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.

My Retirement Savings

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

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Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

Tax Management Strategies

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

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.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

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Bridging the Confidence Gap

In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.

Keeping Up with the Joneses

Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?

Once Upon a Goal

Do you know how to set up your financial goals for success? This knight does.

The Fed and How It Got That Way

Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.

Rightsizing for Retirement

What does your home really cost?

Ready for Retirement?

Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.

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