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2916 East Morgan Avenue
Evansville, IN 47711

Friend Financial

(812) 437-4649

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

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Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.

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Managing Your Lifestyle

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

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

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A New Way to Look at Your Bucket List

That big list of dreams and goals isn't the only way to look at your bucket list.

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

Forecast

The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.

The Fed and How It Got That Way

Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.

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