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Welcome to MORRISON FINANCIAL!

Here you’ll find a wealth of information in the form of newsletter articles, calculators, and research reports.

Morrison Financial has a commitment to guide investors and retirees through the volatile market cycles that we face today. We strive to be a resourceful beacon of support as our team works hard to develop personalized plans to meet each investor’s individual needs. Mike has been helping investors reach their financial goals since 1987. The Centaurus Financial branch office in Highland Village Texas is one of over 240 offices from coast to coast.


We offer securities through Centaurus Financial, Inc. member FINRA and SIPC. For more information about Centaurus Financial, Inc. Please click on the link to your left.

 

This site has educational resources on the basic concepts of financial management. It will introduce the Morrison Financial team, and give you fast, easy access to market performance data as well as access to your own personal accounts.

Upcoming events and workshops offered by our team are regularly posted, so be sure to bookmark this site to your list of “favorites”.

Helpful Content

A Cheat Sheet for Sending Your Kid to College

A Cheat Sheet for Sending Your Kid to College

Dropping off your son or daughter is loaded with emotions; here are a few tips for a smoother experience.

How Financial Advisors Are Compensated

How Financial Advisors Are Compensated

Read this overview to learn how financial advisors are compensated.

Best Vacations: By Car, By Ship, By Foot, Once in a Lifetime

Best Vacations: By Car, By Ship, By Foot, Once in a Lifetime

Four vacation destinations you might never have thought of.

 

When Should You Take Social Security

Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.

The Utility of Sector Investing

Successful sector investing is dependent upon an accurate analysis about when to rotate in and out.

Mastering Mobile Lingo

Can you keep up with your children’s mobile slang?

A Brief History of Estate Taxes

Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.

You Would Rather Be...

Are you a thrill seeker, or content to relax in the backyard? Use this flowchart to find out more about your risk tolerance.

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."

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Saving for Retirement

This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.

Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

Paying Off a Credit Card

Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.

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.

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

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

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Tax Management Strategies

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

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What Can a Million Dollars Buy You?

$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.

Retirement Redefined

Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.

Coaches

Coaches have helped you your whole life, in ways big and small. We’d like to be one of them.

Can Election Results Predict the Market?

How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?

Retiring the 4% Rule

A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.

Jane Bond: Infiltrating the Market

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.

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