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Celebrating Our 55th Year as a Local Family-owned Business!

Olson Insurance & Financial Services is proud to serve the Greater Tallahassee region for 55 years! Since 1960 we have been committed to providing a comfortable and informative experience as we help clients reach their financial goals. Our staff is educated and licensed on a varied array of products for both individuals and employer groups. We pride ourselves on treating each of our clients with the priority they deserve.

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When to Self-Insure

When to Self-Insure

Choosing to bear the financial burden of an adverse event is called self-insuring. Do you know what that entails?

The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth

The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth

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Emerging Market Opportunities

Emerging Market Opportunities

What are your options for investing in emerging markets?

 

And the Executor Is

The right executor may help ensure the distribution of your assets is done with as little upheaval as possible.

Three Key Questions to Answer Before Taking Social Security

When to start? Should I continue to work? How can I maximize my benefit?

Countdown to College

Preparing for college means setting goals, staying focused, and tackling a few key milestones along the way.

Caring for Aging Parents

As our nation ages, many Americans are turning their attention to caring for aging parents.

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."

Trends in Charitable Giving

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

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What Is the Dividend Yield?

This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.

Comparing Investments

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

Long-Term-Care Needs

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

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

Self-Employed Retirement Plans

Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.

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Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

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Choosing a Mortgage

Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.

Your DNA Test

If you have a family that relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.

Rightsizing for Retirement

What does your home really cost?

Interest Rates: How Low Can They Go?

The question used to be how low can interest rates go. Now it's how long can rates remain at their historic low levels?

To Buy or Not to Buy

The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.

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