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American Trust Investment Services, Inc.

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Your Financial Future

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Mastering Mobile Lingo

Mastering Mobile Lingo

Do you understand these common mobile slang terms?

Problems with Probate

Problems with Probate

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

Revising Estate Strategy Assumptions

Revising Estate Strategy Assumptions

Estate tax exemptions rules appear to be stabilizing, prompting many to reconsider conventional estate strategies.

 

Bull & Bear Markets: A Timeline

This helpful infographic will define bull and bear markets, as well as give a historical overview.

Filing Final Tax Returns for the Deceased

The federal government requires deceased individuals to file a final income tax return.

Assess Life Insurance Needs

How to help determine life insurance needs to provide for your family after you pass away.

Creative Ways to Motivate Your Employees

Five creative (and inexpensive) ideas for motivating your employees.

Buying Auto Insurance For Teen Drivers

Tips on insuring your teen driver.

The ABC’s of Auto Insurance

What kind of auto insurance should you have? Do you know?

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Historical Inflation

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

What Is My Current Net Worth?

Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.

How Compound Interest Works

Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.

Comparing Investments

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

Self-Employed Retirement Plans

Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.

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5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

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.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

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.

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Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

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

Retiring the 4% Rule

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

The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth

Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?

A New Way to Look at Your Bucket List

Bucket lists don’t have to be for tomorrow.

4 Elements of an Estate Strategy

Learn about the importance of having an estate strategy in this helpful and informative video.

Retiring in a Post-Pandemic World

Imagine your ideal post-pandemic retirement with this animated video.

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