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Our mission is to enrich our client’s lives by empowering them to make wise and prudent financial decisions through our process of consultation, education and continual guidance

At Brook Wealth Management LLC, we understand that retirees face many important decisions that can affect their long-term financial success. Some of these decisions revolve around making investments that will help create a hedge against outliving their income, the impact of inflation, taxation, and rising healthcare costs.

Because over ninety percent of our clients are retirees with similar concerns, we are in an advantageous position to approach such challenges with experience and skill.

 

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A Brief History of Estate Taxes

A Brief History of Estate Taxes

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Global vs. International: What’s The Difference?

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Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.

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Your Cash Flow Statement

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Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

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Managing Your Lifestyle

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

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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.

Social Security: By the Numbers

Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.

Do You Feel Lucky?

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Rightsizing for Retirement

What does your home really cost?

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