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Agriculture

The central valley of California is built around the agriculture industry. We are pleased to provide our services for many local family farms here in the valley and across the United States. We work with our Agriculture clients along with their special needs and circumstances in the ever changing and complex tax law for Farmers in the Agriculture Industry.

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Healthcare

Healthcare is one of the industries that we specialize in for our clients. We provide service to our medical clients in the specific areas of Tax Preparation, Business Planning, & Accounting Services. We are pleased to provide our services for many medical practitioners in the CA central valley and across the United States.

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Small Businesses

We are pleased to provide our services to many small business owners in the CA central valley and across the United States. We work with our small business owners through their special needs and circumstances in the ever changing and complex tax law for Small Business Owners in the United States.

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Understanding Today's Financial Environment

Welcome! We're RLJ Financial Services, a financial organization in Ceres, CA. We understand that individuals face unique challenges as they prepare for retirement. We can help take the mystery out of preparing for today and tomorrow. Whether your goal is preparing for retirement, college savings, or estate strategy, our personalized service focuses on your needs, wants, and financial goals and objectives.

Our professionals have years of experience in financial services. We can help you address your needs of today and for many years to come. We look forward to working with you through all stages of your life.

 

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When Do You Need a Will?

When Do You Need a Will?

When do you need a will? The answer is easy: right now.

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And the Executor Is

The right executor may help ensure the distribution of your assets is done with as little upheaval as possible.

What Is a 1035 Exchange?

What Is a 1035 Exchange?

1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.

 

Buying vs. Leasing a Car

Whatever your relationship with your car, it may eventually come time for a new one. Familiarize yourself with your options.

What Is a Roth 401(k)?

Roth 401(k) plans combine features of traditional 401(k) plans with those of a Roth IRA.

A House Divided

By understanding a few key concepts during a divorce, you may be able to avoid common pitfalls.

Your Changing Definition of Risk in Retirement

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Earnings for All Seasons

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Types of Stock Market Analysis

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Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

Assess Your Life Insurance Needs

This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.

Comparing Investments

This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.

How Much Home Can I Afford?

With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.

Saving for Retirement

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

My Retirement Savings

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

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Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

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Retiring the 4% Rule

A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.

Are Alternative Investments Right for You?

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

Estate Management 101

A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate.

The New Wild West: Bitcoin

Bitcoin’s future is uncertain, but one thing is for sure: it’s the wild west out there, and there is no sheriff in town.

The Business Cycle

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

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

Three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.

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