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Welcome to S. Landau Services

I provide financial services and investment planning to individuals and businesses.

My business is about my relationship with my clients. I enjoy every opportunity of getting to know someone on a personal level, and then getting the chance to work together on improving their financial future. 

In addition to preparing and filing your tax return, I can also help develop a plan that takes into account your financial circumstances and tax status, and considers your college, retirement, and estate planning goals. 

When you are ready to schedule a meeting, feel free to contact us through the website, email, or by phone.

Investments and financial planning services are offered by Steven Landau through his affiliation with HD Vest

  

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Revising Estate Strategy Assumptions

Revising Estate Strategy Assumptions

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Certain Uncertainties in Retirement

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Social media may be a modern imperative for businesses looking to grow and build their brand, but it also introduces risk.

Healthy Body, Healthy Pocketbook

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can help you reduce health-related expenses—and avoid time in the recovery room.

Social Security: The Elephant in the Room

Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.

Inflation & Your Money

It's important to understand how inflation is reported and how it can affect investments.

Retirement Income and the Traditional Portfolio

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

When to Self-Insure

Choosing to bear the financial burden of an adverse event is called self-insuring. Do you know what that entails?

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Saving for Retirement

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

Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

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

My Retirement Savings

Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.

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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.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

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Jane Bond: Scaling the Ladder

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.

The Business Cycle

How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?

Investments

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

The Cycle of Investing

Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.

Making Your Tax Bracket Work

Have you explored all your options when it comes to managing your taxable income?

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.

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