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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.

Helpful Content

Catch-Up Contributions

Catch-Up Contributions

Workers 50+ may make contributions to their qualified retirement plans above the limits imposed on younger workers.

A Primer on Dividends

A Primer on Dividends

A company's profits can be reinvested or paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."

It May Be Time for a Financial Checkup

It May Be Time for a Financial Checkup

It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial advisor about changes in your situation.

 

Planning for Special Needs Children

Planning for a special-needs child can be complicated, confusing, and even overwhelming.

Term vs. Permanent Life Insurance

When considering life insurance, it's important to understand your options.

Crowdfunding—Capital for the 21st Century

Crowdfunding continues to gain momentum as more people search the Internet for financing and fundraising alternatives.

The Cost of Procrastination

Don't let procrastination keep you from pursuing your financial dreams and goals.

The Half Million Dollar Baby

The true cost of raising a child may be far more than you expect.

Best Performing Asset Classes

Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.

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Federal Income Tax

Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.

What Is My Risk Tolerance?

This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.

Lifetime of Earnings

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

Home Mortgage Deduction

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

Comparing Investments

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

Inflation & Retirement

Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

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.

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

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Inflation and Your Portfolio

Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.

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.

Forecast

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

The Facts About Income Tax

Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.

When Do You Need a Will?

When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.

The Business Cycle

How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?

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