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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

Your DNA Test

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.

Protecting Your Home Against Flood Loss

Protecting Your Home Against Flood Loss

Protect yourself against the damage that your homeowners policy doesn’t cover.

Gun Ownership and Your Homeowners Policy

Gun Ownership and Your Homeowners Policy

Gun owners need to make sure that their homeowners policy covers the full value of their firearm(s) as personal liability.

 

And the Executor Is

The right executor may help ensure the distribution of your assets is done with as little upheaval as possible.

The ABCs of Zero Coupon Bonds

Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.

Systematic Withdrawals in Retirement

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

A Penny Saved is Two Pennies Earned

Here are some simple and inexpensive energy-saving tips that may help you save money.

What to Look for in a Long-Term Care Policy

Here’s a list of 10 questions to ask that may help you better understand the costs and benefits of long-term-care insurance.

The Ivory Tower Changes Wall Street

Thanks to the work of three economists, we have a better understanding of what determines an asset’s price.

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Home Mortgage Deduction

Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.

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.

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

Saving for Retirement

This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.

Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

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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.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

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.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

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Investments

You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.

Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?

The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Do you know these three personal finance sayings?

A New Way to Look at Your Bucket List

That big list of dreams and goals isn't the only way to look at your bucket list.

Tuning Your Social Security Benefit

When should you take your Social Security benefit?

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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