Welcome to Amicus Financial
Welcome! We want to thank you for stopping by and showing an interest in your financial future. Whether you're saving for retirement, wondering when to take Social Security, evaluating your estate plan, or just trying to understand how the latest legislation impacts your financial life, we are here to help.
We hope you find the information on this site extremely useful. Please take the time to browse around and learn some financial concepts as well as more about us. While the information here pertains to most, we also realize that you are unique with a different set of needs and desires than anyone else, so a suitable plan can only be made after sitting down to truly understand what you need and want. Our personalized service will focus on you, your needs, wants, and financial goals and objectives.
While we are located in Indianapolis, Indiana, we have clients throughout many parts of the U.S. Please contact us to set up a meeting to get started on your customized plan. We can always arrange a phone call or video conference meeting, as well!
The Real Cost of a Vacation Home
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
Revising Estate Strategy Assumptions
Estate tax exemptions rules appear to be stabilizing, prompting many to reconsider conventional estate strategies.
The Financial Literacy Crisis
Many Americans are operating their personal finances with only the barest minimum of knowledge.
Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.
International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
Lifestyle considerations in creating your retirement portfolio.
Understanding the value of a home warranty.
Loss of income from disability has the potential to cause financial hardship. Disability insurance can help.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
The seas of the market are constantly shifting. Whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial advisor about changes in your situation.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?