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Empire State Asset Management is a Retirement Financial Advisory firm focused on providing Businesses, Families and Individuals retirement planning and investment management services.

Investment Services

A Trusted Advisor for All of Life’s Stages. Financial management and retirement planning that helps you feel confident about your future.

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Retirement Plan Management

Retirement Plans of all types, for organizations of all sizes. Whether the investments are for one, or one hundred, we focus the plan to your business goals and employee demographics.

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Tax Services for Tax Planning & Preparation

Proactive Tax Services for Tax Planning, Preparation & Filing to minimize liability, maximize after-tax income, and meet the financial goals of Individuals, Families and Businesses

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The Financial Literacy Crisis

The Financial Literacy Crisis

Many Americans are operating their personal finances with only the barest minimum of knowledge.

To Catch a Thief

To Catch a Thief

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

A Taxing Story: Capital Gains and Losses

A Taxing Story: Capital Gains and Losses

Understanding how capital gains are taxed may help you refine your investment strategies.

 

Three Key Questions to Answer Before Taking Social Security

When to start? Should I continue to work? How can I maximize my benefit?

Social Security: The $64,000 Question

One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.

Raising Healthy Children

Healthy habits are one of the greatest gifts to give your child.

When to Self-Insure

Choosing to bear the financial burden of an adverse event is called self-insuring. Do you know what that entails?

Buying Auto Insurance For Teen Drivers

Tips on insuring your teen driver.

Problems with Probate

Probate can be a completely public process, or it can be managed to include as little information as possible.

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Self-Employed Retirement Plans

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

Annuity Comparison

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

What Is My Risk Tolerance?

This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.

Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

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The Other Sure Thing

Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?

Inflation and Your Portfolio

Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.

Social Security: By the Numbers

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

What Our Kids Can Teach us About Saving Money

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

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

An Arm and a Leg

A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.

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