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Financial planning and investment doesn’t have to feel overwhelming. As a member of Augustine Financial, you have access to our experienced and thoughtful advisors to help guide you through life’s many financial turns. Together, we’ll get to understand your goals and identify the best financial products and services to get you there. We’ll take a deep dive into the best options for you and share our knowledge to help you build confidence in your financial future. If you are interested in learning more about financial planning and investment or you’re looking to stay informed on the latest trends, check out our articles from Commonwealth Financial Network® below:

INHERITING DEBT FROM A FAMILY MEMBER

January 13, 2023|

Thinking about a loved one's outstanding debt is the last thing on anyone's mind when a family member passes away. Unfortunately, many people find themselves dealing with creditors and figuring out how to pay their loved one's debts as [...]

TAX CHANGES YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT FOR 2022

December 15, 2022|

At the end of a year dominated by inflation, interest rate hikes, market turbulence, and recession fears, we can all use a break. Thankfully, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has offered a few new tax guidelines to try to [...]

HOW TO STAY SAFE IN A WINTER WEATHER EMERGENCY

November 10, 2022|

You prepare for tax season and for your year-end financial advisor meeting. As you tackle that annual prep, it's also a good time to ensure that you're ready for a winter weather emergency. As the year winds down and [...]

October 21, 2022|

YOUR GUIDE TO YEAR-END FINANCIAL PLANNING FOR 2022 As 2022 comes to a close, you’ll want to reassess your financial goals, examine any life changes that will affect your saving or spending, and learn about recent developments in the [...]

Budgeting for the Holiday Season

September 29, 2022|

As the winter gifting holidays approach, current economic conditions might cause you to be more cautious than usual about how much you spend on friends and family this year. If rising costs, a declining stock market, and high interest [...]

Your Guide to Charitable Giving Through Crowdfunding

August 9, 2022|

As fall quickly approaches, so do the seasons of giving thanks, giving gifts, and for many, giving back. In fact, according to the 2021 Charitable Giving Report by the Blackbaud Institute, a cloud software company serving the nonprofit and social good [...]