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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?

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Helpful Content

When Do You Need a Will?

When Do You Need a Will?

When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.

Life and Death of a Twenty Dollar Bill

Life and Death of a Twenty Dollar Bill

How long does a $20 bill last?

Insurance Needs Assessment: For Empty Nesters and Retirees

Insurance Needs Assessment: For Empty Nesters and Retirees

Do your insurance needs stay the same when the nest empties?

 

Estimating the Cost of College

This worksheet can help you estimate the costs of a four-year college program.

Is a Variable Annuity Right for Me?

Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right

Succeeding at Business Succession

There are a number of reasons for business owners to consider a business succession plan sooner rather than later.

Orchestrating Your Retirement Accounts

Getting the instruments of your retirement to work in concert may go far in realizing the retirement you imagine.

How to Appeal Your Property Taxes

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

Creative Ways to Motivate Your Employees

Five creative (and inexpensive) ideas for motivating your employees.

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Assess Your Life Insurance Needs

This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

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

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.

Contributing to an IRA?

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

Lifetime of Earnings

Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.

Historical Inflation

This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.

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An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

Tax Management Strategies

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

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.

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

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Safeguard Your Digital Estate

If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?

To Buy or Not to Buy

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

When Do You Need a Will?

When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.

The Rule of 72

Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.

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.

The New Wild West: Bitcoin

Bitcoin’s future is uncertain, but one thing is for sure: it’s the wild west out there, and there is no sheriff in town.

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