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Jeffrey Settle, CFP®


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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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You Would Rather Be...

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.

Split Annuity Strategy

Split Annuity Strategy

Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.

Creative Ways to Motivate Your Employees

Creative Ways to Motivate Your Employees

Five creative (and inexpensive) ideas for motivating your employees.


Social Security: Maximizing Benefits

There are other ways to maximize Social Security benefits, in addition to waiting to claim them.

A Primer on Dividends

A company's profits can be reinvested or paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."

What Do Your Taxes Pay For?

Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.

Inflation - Back to the Future

Even low inflation rates over an extended period of time can impact your finances in retirement.

Getting a Head Start on College Savings

A few strategies that may help you prepare for the cost of higher education.

9 Facts About Retirement

Regardless of how you approach retirement, there are some things about it that might surprise you.

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Contributing to an IRA?

Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

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

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

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

Federal Income Tax

Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

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

Self-Employed Retirement Plans

Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.

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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.

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

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Social Security: By the Numbers

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

The Good Ship IPO

The seas of the market are constantly shifting. Whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.

Retirement Redefined

Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.

The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth

Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?

Safeguard Your Digital Estate

If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?

Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?

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