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American Trust Investment Services, Inc.

"Providing Investment Solutions Since 1957"

 
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Your Financial Future

Today’s economic environment presents many challenges. But along with these challenges comes opportunities and potential rewards for those who can identify long-term trends.

Whether you’re facing retirement—or looking to better understand certain investment ideas—we can help you address your most pressing money questions.

Our first priority is your overall financial success. We want to learn more about your personal situation, identify your dreams and goals, and understand your tolerance for risk. Long-term relationships that encourage open and honest communication have been the cornerstone of my foundation of success.

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Saving on Fitness Center Membership Costs

Saving on Fitness Center Membership Costs

There are ways to improve your physical fitness without denting your fiscal fitness.

Should You Ever Retire?

Should You Ever Retire?

A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.

4 Reasons for the Return of Market Volatility

4 Reasons for the Return of Market Volatility

Why have the markets been so volatile recently?

 

Budget Check Up: Tax Time Is the Right Time

Tax preparation may be the perfect time to give the household budget a check-up.

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.

Investing with Your Heart

For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.

A Cheat Sheet for Sending Your Kid to College

Dropping off your son or daughter is loaded with emotions; here are a few tips for a smoother experience.

Countdown to College

Preparing for college means setting goals, staying focused, and tackling a few key milestones along the way.

Errors and Omissions Insurance

E&O insurance is specifically designed to protect you, or your company, from the risk of a client’s dissatisfaction.

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Long-Term-Care Needs

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

Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

Comparing Investments

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

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.

What Is My Risk Tolerance?

This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.

Bi-Weekly Payments

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

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Your Cash Flow Statement

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

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.

Tax Management Strategies

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

Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

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Should You Invest in Exchange Traded Funds?

There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?

16 Wall Street Cliches in 60 Seconds

Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.

The Good Ship IPO

The seas of the market are constantly shifting. Whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.

Forecast

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

Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?

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