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Passage Wealth Advisors, LLC

Gain from an independent perspective.

Passage Wealth Advisors, LLC is an independently owned financial consulting firm providing customized solutions for high net worth individuals, business owners, family offices, foundations, retirement plans and corporations with significant investable assets. Our founding partner, Michael Passage, has provided more than 30 years of dedicated personalized service to our clients. Our independence allows us to offer you an unbiased objective approach to serving your investment needs.

Whether you have recently accumulated your capital or are a seasoned investor, Passage Wealth Advisors, LLC has the financial management experience to direct you towards reaching your objectives. We also offer financial and investment services through First Allied Securities to business owners and their employees. Our commitment is to always provide unbiased advice, impeccable service, and diversified financial resources to serve your individual needs … that’s one benefit of an independent perspective.

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Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date

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."

Inflation & Your Money

Inflation & Your Money

It's important to understand how inflation is reported and how it can affect investments.

The Rule of 72

The Rule of 72

Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.

 

Insurance Needs Assessment: Married With Children

When you’re married and have children, insurance needs will be different.

Pay Yourself First

It sounds simple, but paying yourself first can really pay off.

The Utility of Sector Investing

Successful sector investing is dependent upon an accurate analysis about when to rotate in and out.

Systematic Withdrawals in Retirement

Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.

Money Draining Food Myths

These food myths will really put a drain on your wallet.

What Do Your Taxes Pay For?

Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.

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Home Mortgage Deduction

Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.

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

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

Disability Income

This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.

Comparing Investments

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

Assess Your Life Insurance Needs

This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.

Impact of Taxes and Inflation

Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.

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Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

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.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

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Consider These 3 Things Before Driving Off the Lot

There are a few things to consider when buying or leasing your next vehicle.

Global and International Funds

Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?

Ready for Retirement?

Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.

The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Do you know these three personal finance sayings?

Acres of Diamonds

In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.

The Rule of 72

Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.

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