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Financial Advice for Life's Journey
Without a plan, your journey toward and through retirement can be difficult. Having strategic investment and financial strategies in place with a supportive team guiding you, may help make your journey less strenuous.
At David P. Gilliam & Associates, we understand how overwhelming and complex the world of finance and investing can be. As you face a number of questions and concerns, it’s crucial that you work with an experienced financial professional you trust and with whom you feel comfortable sharing your personal finances and greatest goals. We strive to deliver the highest quality investment and financial advice to help you pursue your hopes and dreams.
In fulfilling this mission, the most important benefits we offer are integrity, commitment, experience and compassion. Our goal is to gain not only your business, but your confidence and friendship as well.
Based in Muncie, Indiana, we work with clients throughout Delaware County, as well as in multiple other states. We would enjoy the opportunity to discuss how to pursue your financial goals. Contact us today to get started.
Lifetime of Earnings
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
A Living Trust Primer
Living trusts are popular, but their appropriateness will depend upon your individual needs and objectives.
Test Your Life Insurance Knowledge
How much do you know about one of the most important tools you have to help protect your and your family’s financial future?
Split Annuity Strategy
Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.
Diversification, Patience, and Consistency
Three important factors when it comes to your financial life.
Bull & Bear Markets: A Timeline
This helpful infographic will define bull and bear markets, as well as give a historical overview.
Emotional vs. Strategic Decisions
Information vs. instinct. Are your choices based on evidence of emotion?
How Financial Professionals Are Compensated
Read this overview to learn how financial advisors are compensated.
Data Thieves from Outer Space
Learn about the dangers of internet fraud with this highly educational and fun “pulp” comic.
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Social Security Taxes
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
How Compound Interest Works
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Potential Income from an IRA
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
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Principles of Preserving Wealth
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Your Cash Flow Statement
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Managing Your Lifestyle
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
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 Strategies
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Protecting Those Who Matter Most
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
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The Other Sure Thing
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
Social Security: By the Numbers
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
What Smart Investors Know
Savvy investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
Emerging Market Opportunities
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
When Markets React
When markets shift, experienced investors stick to their strategy.
Retirement Accounts When You Change Your Job
This video discusses issues related to your retirement accounts when you move on from your job.