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DeRouen Financial Management, L.L.C.

Welcome.  The team at DeRouen Financial Management invites you to navigate our website and utilize the information provided to better familiarize yourself with our company and the services we provide.

We strive to deliver customized wealth management strategies that are appropriate for each and every client we serve. 

Lynn and Michelle, who represent two generations committed to serving the needs of clients, offer "financial checkups" for those individuals who either have no present advisor, or who may be considering a move to a new advisor.  The advisors at DeRouen Financial Management will take the necessary time to get to know and analyze your situation, and to explore with you how our team may be able to help you develop and implement an effective strategy to meet your financial goals.  Call our office today to schedule your complimentary "financial checkup."

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The Latte Lie and Other Myths

The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Do you know these three personal finance sayings?

Donating Art: Taxation Abstraction

Donating Art: Taxation Abstraction

The tax rules that govern donating art are complex and confusing. Take a closer look.

A Look at Diversification

A Look at Diversification

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

 

Buying vs. Leasing a Car

Whatever your relationship with your car, it may eventually come time for a new one. Familiarize yourself with your options.

Four Steps to Valuing an Estate

Determining the value of your estate, or for someone who has passed away, can be a complex undertaking.

Eight Mistakes That Can Upend Your Retirement

There are common mistakes you can avoid when saving for retirement.

Options When Your CD Matures

Knowing your options when a CD matures can help you make a sound investment decision.

Retirement Income and the Traditional Portfolio

Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.

Insuring Your Business Against Cyber Liability

90% of small businesses in the U.S. don't protect their data from cyber attacks. Is your business at risk?

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What Is My Risk Tolerance?

This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.

Saving for Retirement

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

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.

How Compound Interest Works

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

Inflation & Retirement

Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.

What Is My Life Expectancy?

Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.

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5 Smart Investing Principles

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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

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Tuning Your Social Security Benefit

When should you take your Social Security benefit?

To Buy or Not to Buy

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

Safeguard Your Digital Estate

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

Rightsizing for Retirement

What does your home really cost?

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.

Emerging Market Opportunities

What are your options for investing in emerging markets?

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