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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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Retirement Income and the Traditional Portfolio

Retirement Income and the Traditional Portfolio

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Should You Choose a Fixed or Variable?

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The ABCs of Zero Coupon Bonds

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Insuring Your Business With a Buy/Sell Agreement

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A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

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Home Mortgage Deduction

Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.

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

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

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Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.

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Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

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Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

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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?

Rightsizing for Retirement

What does your home really cost?

Should You Invest in Exchange Traded Funds?

There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?

Should You Ever Retire?

A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.

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

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