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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

Certain Uncertainties in Retirement

Certain Uncertainties in Retirement

The uncertainties we face in retirement can erode our sense of confidence.

Is a SEP-IRA Right for Your Business?

Is a SEP-IRA Right for Your Business?

For some, the idea of establishing a retirement strategy evokes worries about complicated reporting and administration.

Social Security: Maximizing Benefits

Social Security: Maximizing Benefits

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

 

What is the Value of Your Business?

Ascertaining the value of your business is important for a variety of reasons.

To Catch a Thief

Having your identity stolen may result in financial loss plus the cost of trying to restore your good name.

Put It in a Letter

A letter of instruction provides additional and more personal information regarding your estate.

What Is a Stretch IRA?

If you have a traditional IRA, you may have the opportunity to extend its tax-deferred status across multiple generations.

Insurance Needs Assessment: Married With Children

When you’re married and have children, insurance needs will be different.

Variable Universal Life Insurance

Variable Universal Life is permanent insurance in which the policyholder directs how premiums are invested.

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Lifetime of Earnings

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

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.

Assess Your Life Insurance Needs

This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.

What Is My Risk Tolerance?

This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

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

Home Mortgage Deduction

Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.

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Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

Tax Management Strategies

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

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Consider These 3 Things Before Driving Off the Lot

There are a few things to consider when buying or leasing your next vehicle.

The Cycle of Investing

Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.

Tuning Your Social Security Benefit

When should you take your Social Security benefit?

Your DNA Test

If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.

The Real Cost of a Vacation Home

What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?

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