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The Investment Centre serves as the investment division of CBC Bank.

Through our broker dealer, Cetera Investment Services, we offer you access to a full service brokerage to serve a wide range of investment and planning needs. Whether you desire short or long term investment planning, or a combination, we can help build a plan that is designed to meet your needs.

We provide a variety of services from individual planning to business planning solutions through both fee and commission based accounts.

We will strive to take time to understand your unique needs and objectives in order to provide investment advice and deliver recommendations which are in line with your tolerance for risk and appropriate for all areas of your financial life.

Our services include:

Financial Planning, Wealth Management, Investment Selection and Allocation, Estate and Legacy Planning, Insurance Review and Analysis, and Retirement Plan Rollover and Management.

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 my website, send me 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

TIPS for Inflation

TIPS for Inflation

If you are concerned about inflation and expect short-term interest rates may increase, TIPS could be worth considering.

Rightsizing for Retirement

Rightsizing for Retirement

What does your home really cost?

What Our Kids Can Teach us About Saving Money

What Our Kids Can Teach us About Saving Money

Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.

 

Teen Drinking and Your Liability

Drinking may be a “rite of passage” for teens, but when it occurs in your home you may be held responsible for their actions.

Volunteering in Retirement

For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.

Buying vs. Leasing a Car

Whatever your relationship with your car, it may eventually come time for a new one. Familiarize yourself with your options.

The ABC’s of Auto Insurance

What kind of auto insurance should you have? Do you know?

Do You Owe The AMT?

If you want to avoid potential surprises at tax time, it may make sense to know where you stand when it comes to the AMT.

The Great Debate Continues: Active vs. Passive

In investments, one great debate asks the question, “Active or Passive Investing: Which Is Better?”

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Estimate Your RMD

Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.

What Is the Dividend Yield?

This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.

My Retirement Savings

Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.

Historical Inflation

This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.

Contributing to an IRA?

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

Lifetime of Earnings

Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.

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Retirement Plan Distributions

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

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Should You Invest in Exchange Traded Funds?

There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?

The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth

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

Social Security: By the Numbers

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

Where Is the Market Headed?

We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”

Tuning Your Social Security Benefit

When should you take your Social Security benefit?

Women and Retirement

Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.

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