Douglas M. Rotman, CFP®
Welcome! I want to thank you for stopping by and showing an interest in your financial future. Whether you're saving for retirement, wondering when to take Social Security, evaluating your estate plan, or just trying to understand how the latest legislation impacts your financial life, I am here to help.
I hope you find the information on this site extremely useful. Please take the time to browse around and learn some financial concepts as well as more about me. While I have information here that pertains to most, I also realize that you are unique with a different set of needs and desires than anyone else, so a suitable plan can only be made after sitting down to truly understand what you need and want. My personalized service will focus on you, your needs, wants, and financial goals and objectives.
While I am located in Indianapolis, Indiana, I have clients throughout many parts of the U.S. Please contact me to set up a meeting to get started on your customized plan. We can always arrange a phone call or video conference meeting, as well!
CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM
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Spotting Credit Trouble
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The Economic Journey of Your Morning Coffee
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The chances of an IRS audit aren't that high. And being audited does not necessarily imply that the IRS suspects wrongdoing.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
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Women are great at multi-tasking. But many drop the ball when preparing for retirement.
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