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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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The Business Cycle

The Business Cycle

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Historical Inflation

Historical Inflation

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

Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

 

Put It in a Letter

A letter of instruction provides additional and more personal information regarding your estate.

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Catch-Up Contributions

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

How Retirement Spending Changes With Time

It can be difficult for clients to imagine how much they’ll spend in retirement. This short, insightful article is useful for jumpstarting a conversation about retirement spending, spending habits, and potential medical costs.

Retirement Questions That Have Nothing to Do With Money

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Insuring Your Second Home

There are unique risks of owning a second home and obtaining the proper coverage may protect you from financial risk.

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What Is My Life Expectancy?

Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.

Long-Term-Care Needs

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

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.

Federal Income Tax

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

Paying Off a Credit Card

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

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.

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Managing Your Lifestyle

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

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.

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Suddenly Single: 3 Steps to Take Now

Have you found yourself suddenly single? Here are 3 steps to take right now.

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.

The Fed and How It Got That Way

Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.

Retiring the 4% Rule

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

Encore Careers: Push Your Boundaries

Ready for retirement? Find out why many are considering encore careers and push your boundaries into something more, here.

The Facts About Income Tax

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

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