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Waypoint Wealth Planning - Stamford, CT

290 Harbor Drive, Workpoint Suite, Stamford, CT 06902

TEL.203-588-9444

 
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Steven F. Minninger, Jr., CFP®, MBA is a Fairfield County Fee-Based Financial Advisor located in Stamford, CT and serves clients throughout the Tri-State and New England areas.

Waypoint Wealth Planning specializes in providing objective financial planning and investment advisory services to help individuals, families and business owners manage, grow, and protect their assets over the course of their financial lives. Steve Minninger is a Certified Financial PlannerTM Practitioner, a member of the Fairfield County Financial Planning Association® and licensed Investment Advisory Representative.

WHAT'S YOUR DESTINATION?

Whether you are investing to build wealth, protect your family, or preserve your assets for a legacy, we can help you chart a course to get you there safely.

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STUDYING THE CHARTS

Each family or individual’s voyage plan should be made up of a unique set of waypoints that guide them along a route to their goals.

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VOYAGE PLANNING

Laying out the voyage plan is critical to a safe journey. The largest investment returns, the most advanced insurance features, and the soundest recommendations don’t mean anything without a plan.

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Retirement Income and the Traditional Portfolio

Retirement Income and the Traditional Portfolio

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

Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date

Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date

Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."

Types of Stock Market Analysis

Types of Stock Market Analysis

Most stock market analysis falls into three broad groups: Fundamental, technical, and sentimental. Here’s a look at each.

 

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Federal Income Tax

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

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Comparing Investments

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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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Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

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Estate Management 101

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How to Retire Early

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Global and International Funds

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Social Security: By the Numbers

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