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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

9 Facts About Social Security

9 Facts About Social Security

There are things about Social Security that might surprise you.

Forecast

Forecast

The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.

A Home Insurance Claim: To File Or Not To File

A Home Insurance Claim: To File Or Not To File

Learn when it may not make sense to file a claim on your home insurance.

 

How to Make the Tax Code Work for You

When you take the time to learn more about how it works, you may be able to put the tax code to work for you.

Prevent a Rift: Money Tips for Newlyweds

Couples may be able to head off many of the problems in a marriage that money can cause.

Is a Variable Annuity Right for Me?

Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right

Making Sense of U.S. Household Net Worth

A look inside the U.S. government's statistics on household net worth.

The History of Currency

Currency has been around for a long time. Here’s a quick history lesson.

Building Your Legacy

A four-step framework for building a personal legacy.

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How Compound Interest Works

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

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

Inflation & Retirement

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

Impact of Taxes and Inflation

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

Annuity Comparison

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

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

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

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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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When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.

The Rule of 72

Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.

It May Be Time for a Financial Checkup

It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial advisor about changes in your situation.

The Cycle of Investing

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

Estate Management 101

A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate

What Our Kids Can Teach us About Saving Money

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

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