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1507 Route 202
Pomona, New York 10970

Phone: 845.362.8000
Fax: 845.362.8008
Email: info@safrinassociates.com

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Your Financial Future

Today’s economic environment presents many challenges. But along with these challenges comes opportunities and potential rewards for those who can identify long-term trends.

Whether you’re facing retirement—or looking to better understand certain investment ideas—we can help you address your most pressing money questions.

Our first priority is your overall financial success. We want to learn more about your personal situation, identify your dreams and goals, and understand your tolerance for risk. Long-term relationships that encourage open and honest communication have been the cornerstone of our foundation of success.

Our site is filled with educational videos, articles, presentations, and calculators designed to help you learn more about the world of personal finance. As you search our website, send us a note regarding any questions you may have about any particular investment concepts or products. We’ll get back to you quickly with a thoughtful answer.

Helpful Content

Extended Care: A Patchwork of Possibilities

Extended Care: A Patchwork of Possibilities

What is your plan for health care during retirement?

Does Your Credit Score Affect Your Insurance Rates?

Does Your Credit Score Affect Your Insurance Rates?

Your credit score may influence how much you pay for auto and home insurance.

Disability and Your Finances

Disability and Your Finances

In the event of an unforeseen accident or illness, disability insurance may be a good way to protect your income and savings.

 

Four Great, Unexpected Places to Raise a Family

Here are 4 great, and sometimes unexpected, places to raise a family.

The Investment Risk No One’s Ever Heard Of

You face a risk for which the market does not compensate you, that can not be easily reduced through diversification.

Personal Finance Tips for Military Families

Military families face unique challenges, making personal finance even more critical.

Test Your Life Insurance Knowledge

How much do you know about one of the most important tools you have to help protect your and your family’s financial future?

Saving on Fitness Center Membership Costs

There are ways to improve your physical fitness without denting your fiscal fitness.

How Big is Money?

Learn a little about worldwide currency in this fun infographic

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Inflation & Retirement

Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.

Bi-Weekly Payments

This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.

Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)

This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

Annuity Comparison

This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.

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5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

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Jane Bond: Scaling the Ladder

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.

Emerging Market Opportunities

What are your options for investing in emerging markets?

What Smart Investors Know

Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.

The Fed and How It Got That Way

Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.

Choosing a Mortgage

Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.

The Richest Man in Babylon

In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.

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