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McLean Tax Advisory Group, LLC. is an independent, family owned practice built on the core values of trust, integrity, competency, and service.  Scott S McLean, founder, has been navigating retirees through smooth and turbulent waters since 1983. McLean Tax Advisory Group offers simple insurance solutions to the complex retirement challenges people can face. They develop tax and insurance strategies to address your personal needs and prevent future concerns, to ultimately cultivate lasting peace of mind.  

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Keep Your Umbrella Handy

Keep Your Umbrella Handy

Umbrella liability can be a fairly inexpensive way to help shelter current assets and future income from the unexpected.

Yours, Mine and Ours: Estate Strategies for Second Marriages

Yours, Mine and Ours: Estate Strategies for Second Marriages

Second marriages are a trigger event to revisit any existing estate strategies.

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.

 

Problems with Probate

Probate can be a completely public process, or it can be managed to include as little information as possible.

Retirement Income and the Traditional Portfolio

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

Protecting Your Business from the Loss of a Key Person

Business owners may be able to protect themselves from the financial consequences of losing a key employee.

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."

Spotting Credit Trouble

The wise use of credit is a critical skill. These 10 questions will help you assess your skill level.

Making Sense Of A Home Warranty

Understanding the value of a home warranty.

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Historical Inflation

This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.

Social Security Taxes

Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.

Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)

This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

Bi-Weekly Payments

This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.

Long-Term-Care Needs

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

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Tax Management Strategies

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

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.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

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Choosing a Mortgage

Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.

A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.

Forecast

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

Rightsizing for Retirement

What does your home really cost?

Social Security: By the Numbers

Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.

Do You Feel Lucky?

Recent changes in estate tax laws could affect the strategy you have in place.

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