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At Tufford~Hughes & Associates, we believe that creating a customized financial plan and strategy is the only way to help build a strong foundation to reach your goals. We first take the time to truly understand you, your values and objectives. It is only then that we will begin to utilize a diverse portfolio of resources to best suit your unique situation and craft an individualized game plan. And then we provide ongoing advice to help keep your plan on course. It’s the Tufford~Hughes way – and it’s the unique way that we’ve been working with clients since 1972.

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From Boats to Brokers

From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.

Does Your Child Need to File an Income Tax Return?

Does Your Child Need to File an Income Tax Return?

When your child has income, there’s a good chance that he or she will need to report it and pay taxes.

The Half Million Dollar Baby

The Half Million Dollar Baby

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Certain Uncertainties in Retirement

The uncertainties we face in retirement can erode our sense of confidence.

The Cost of Procrastination

Don't let procrastination keep you from pursuing your financial dreams and goals.

Retiree Health Care Coverage Overseas

Retirees traveling abroad need to know that their health insurance travels with them.

Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets

An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.

All Muni Bonds Are Not Created Equal

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Money Draining Food Myths

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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.

How Compound Interest Works

Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.

Estimate Your RMD

Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.

What Is My Current Net Worth?

Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.

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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.

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

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.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

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Retirement Redefined

Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.

What Can a Million Dollars Buy You?

$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.

A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit

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

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?

Suddenly Single: 3 Steps to Take Now

Have you found yourself suddenly single? Here are 3 steps to take right now.

Social Security: By the Numbers

Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.

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