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Understanding Today’s Financial Environment

Welcome, I’m John Gerlick, a financial professional and CPA in Englewood, Colorado. 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 saving for retirement, college savings, or estate strategy, our personalized service focuses your needs, wants, and financial goals and objectives.  We also have an "unfair advantage" by having 40 years experience in tax preparation that allows us to analyze the tax implications of all financial decisions.

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, please call (303) 761-2750.

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This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.

Estimate Your RMD

Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.

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Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.

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

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

Disability Income

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Tax Management Strategies

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Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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Preparing For the Ultimate Vacation

Make your retirement as exciting as your next vacation.

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