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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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What is the Value of Your Business?

What is the Value of Your Business?

Ascertaining the value of your business is important for a variety of reasons.

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.

 

Death is No Excuse

The federal government requires deceased individuals to file a final income tax return.

Teen Drinking and Your Liability

Drinking may be a “rite of passage” for teens, but when it occurs in your home you may be held responsible for their actions.

When Does Your Personal Car Become a Commercial Vehicle?

At what point can you call a personal vehicle commercial?

Certain Uncertainties in Retirement

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

Four Great, Unexpected Places to Raise a Family

Here are 4 great, and sometimes unexpected, places to raise a family.

Inflation - Back to the Future

Even low inflation rates over an extended period of time can impact your finances in retirement.

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Inflation & Retirement

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

Federal Income Tax

Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.

Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

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Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.

Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

What Is My Risk Tolerance?

This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.

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5 Smart Investing Principles

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

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Events on Wall Street

Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.

The Cost of Procrastination

Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.

To Buy or Not to Buy

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

Perception vs. Reality

There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.

Are Alternative Investments Right for You?

With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.

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