"Financial Planner in Washington DC"

1201 East-West Hwy
Suite 344
Silver Spring, MD 20910

Jeffrey Settle, CFP®

301-563-9700

 
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About Our Washington DC Financial Planner

Welcome, I’m Jeffrey Settle, a financial planner serving the greater Washington DC metro area. We understand that individuals face unique challenges as they prepare for retirement. We can help take the mystery out of preparing for today and tomorrow. Whether you are investing for retirement, college savings or estate planning, our personalized service focuses your needs, wants, and financial goals and objectives.

Our professionals have years of experience in financial services. We can help you address your needs of today and for many years to come. We look forward to working with you through all stages of your life, please call 301-563-9700.


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However exciting retiring abroad may sound, it deserves considerable planning.

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What Is a 1035 Exchange?

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Putting a Price Tag On Your Health

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Money that Buys Good Health is Never Ill Spent

It's important to make sure your retirement strategy anticipates health-care expenses.

Split Annuity Strategy

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How Compound Interest Works

Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.

Impact of Taxes and Inflation

Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.

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

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

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

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Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

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Tax Management Strategies

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Retirement Plan Distributions

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

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5 Smart Investing Principles

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What Smart Investors Know

Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.

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Retiring the 4% Rule

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

Perception vs. Reality

There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.

The Other Sure Thing

Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime, and those we love may suffer if we are not prepared.

To Buy or Not to Buy

The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.

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