Understanding Today’s Financial Environment
Welcome, I’m Charles Palma, a Financial Professional in Melville and New York, New York. 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.
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 (516) 677-6213
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U.S. Personal Savings Rate
What can be learned from the savings rate?
Saving for College 101
Here’s a crash course on saving for college.
What to Do When You Lose Your Wallet
Ever lost your wallet? Frustrating. Here’s what you can do to keep yourself safe.
Asset Protection What it is and why it matters
Asset protection is about having strategies to help protect personal assets and reduce risk if things go wrong.
Does Your Child Need to File an Income Tax Return?
When your child has income, there’s a good chance that he or she will need to report it and pay taxes.
Four Tips for Getting the Most From Your Life's Work
Some things to consider when contemplating selling your business
5 Tips for Smarter Decisions in Turbulent Times
Take the long view - 5 tips for staying on track even during volatile times
Replacing Your Medicare Card
Learn how to replace your lost, stolen, or damaged Medicare card in this helpful article.
How Stocks Work
Understanding how a stock works is key to understanding your investments.
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Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
A Look at Systematic Withdrawals
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
What Is My Current Net Worth?
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
Lifetime of Earnings
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
How Compound Interest Works
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
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The Fed and How It Got That Way
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
Your DNA Test
Preparing for the unexpected can make all the difference if your family relies on your income.
The Power of Compound Interest
Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.
The Facts About Income Tax
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
Retiring in a Post-Pandemic World
Imagine your ideal post-pandemic retirement with this animated video.