WELCOME TO MERTZ WEALTH STRATEGIES, A FINANCIAL ADVICE CENTER.
We believe great advice comes from individuals, not large companies.
8 year Five Star Wealth Manager award winner.
Mertz Wealth Strategies Inc. is a comprehensive retirement planning firm. We combine our knowledge of investments with our knowledge of the income tax laws to help protect and grow your money efficiently.*
"It is not what you earn, but what you keep that matters."
Our mission is to help create and maintain wealth for our clients through long-term, effective, asset management. We will build client relationships based on trust, competent professional service, continual communication, and prompt personal service. We will assist our clients in setting financial goals, monitoring these goals, and keeping them informed of the process and achievement of the goals.
We have equipped our business with quality financial services technology and utilize our capabilities to the fullest. These investments in our business have allowed us to give our clients intensely personalized asset analysis, asset allocation, and investment services. Our success is based on research and personalized service. It is for these reasons that new clients come to us and current clients stay with us.
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Award based on 10 objective criteria associated with providing quality services to clients such as credentials, experience, and assets under management among other factors. Wealth managers do not pay a fee to be considered or placed on the final list of 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020 Five Star Wealth Managers.
Money that Buys Good Health is Never Ill Spent
It's important to make sure your retirement strategy anticipates health-care expenses.
What Is a 1035 Exchange?
1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.
Tax Rules When Selling Your Home
The tax rules governing profits you realize from the sale of your home have changed in recent years.
There are things about Social Security that might surprise you.
Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.
Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.
Important items to consider when purchasing condo insurance.
Gaining a better understanding of municipal bonds makes more sense than ever.
Learn when it may not make sense to file a claim on your home insurance.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.
Learn about the advantages of Business Owner Policies with this highly educational and fun animated video.
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.