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For over 25 years, Horvath Planning & Wealth Management has provided comprehensive financial advice and an impressive depth of experience in financial planning, investment planning, insurance, and estate planning for individuals, families and business owners.

Whether you are looking to pursue a higher purpose for your wealth or design a lasting legacy for you and your family, our team of tenured and credentialed industry specialists offer a vast network of service providers, investment strategies and a passion for serving you.

Our firm is completely independent, so our loyalty belongs exclusively to our clients - not to a parent company.

Working as fiduciaries to our advisory clients, it is our legal duty to put our clients’ needs first and act in their best interest while maintaining full transparency throughout the financial planning process. Our name and reputation reflect the high standards we and our industry have and the personalized work we do for the people we serve.

"People don't really care how much you know, until they know how much you care"

 - JOHN MAXWELL

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4 Steps to Protecting a Child with Disabilities

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Affluent investors face unique challenges when putting together an investment strategy. Make sure you keep these in mind.

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Home Mortgage Deduction

Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.

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Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.

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This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.

Estimate Your RMD

Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or another qualified retirement plan.

How Much Home Can I Afford?

With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.

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An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

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The Junk Drawer Approach to Investing

It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.

It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times

All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.

Where Is the Market Headed?

We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”

Inflation and Your Portfolio

Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.

The Wild West of Data Theft

Learn about cyber liability insurance in this entertaining video.

Consider These 3 Things Before Driving Off the Lot

There are a few things to consider when buying or leasing your next vehicle.

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