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FOR THE WORKING MEN AND WOMEN OF ORGANIZED LABOR™

Megent Financial is an independent retirement and investment services firm headquartered in the greater Chicago area with industry roots dating to 1918. Our approach is unique in our craft, as our financial planning solutions are designed to help meet the unique needs of the Working Men and Women of Organized Labor™. As a fully independent firm, we are impartial, meaning we make recommendations that reflect our deep understanding of the benefits and financial considerations associated with union membership. Our financial planning solutions are exclusively built for you™.

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Saving for College

Saving for College

This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.

How Compound Interest Works

How Compound Interest Works

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

Test Your Estate Strategy Knowledge

Test Your Estate Strategy Knowledge

Estate management can help ensure that your assets are transferred according to your wishes while managing tax issues.

 

Choosing a Business Structure

Entrepreneurs all face the same question, “Which business structure should I adopt?”

What If You Get Audited?

The chances of an IRS audit aren't that high. And being audited does not necessarily imply that the IRS suspects wrongdoing.

Trends in Charitable Giving

Some people may want a more advanced gifting strategy that can maximize their gift and generate potential tax benefits.

Keeping Summer Safe: Pool and Spa Safety Tips

Each year hundreds of children die or are injured in pool accidents. By taking seven steps, you can keep your pool safe.

Best-Performing Asset Classes

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

Don’t Be Your Own Worst Enemy

Emotional biases can adversely impact financial decision making. Here’s a few to be mindful of.

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Long-Term-Care Needs

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

Bi-Weekly Payments

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

Comparing Investments

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

Disability Income

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

Paying Off a Credit Card

Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.

Annuity Comparison

This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.

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Managing Your Lifestyle

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

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.

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Keeping Up with the Joneses

Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?

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.

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.

Acres of Diamonds

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

The Wild West of Data Theft

Learn about cyber liability insurance in this entertaining video.

The Business Cycle

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

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