Welcome to Drapkin Financial Services
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We hope your visit will help you understand the opportunities and potential rewards that are available when you take a proactive approach to your personal financial situation. We have created this Web site to help you gain a better understanding of the financial concepts behind insurance, investing, retirement, estate planning, and wealth preservation. Most important, we hope you see the value of working with skilled professionals to pursue your financial goals.
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How Will Working Affect Social Security Benefits?
Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.
Test Your Life Insurance Knowledge
How much do you know about one of the most important tools you have to help protect your and your family’s financial future?
Errors and Omissions Insurance
E&O insurance is specifically designed to protect you, or your company, from the risk of a client’s dissatisfaction.
Emotional biases can adversely impact financial decision making. Here’s a few to be mindful of.
Learn about clauses in the SECURE Act that affect 401Ks, students, and families.
A company's profits can be reinvested or paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."
When to start? Should I continue to work? How can I maximize my benefit?
Having an emergency fund may help alleviate the stress and worry associated with a financial crisis.
In investments, one great debate asks the question, “Active or Passive Investing: Which Is Better?”
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.
You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.
For women, retirement strategy is a long race. It’s helpful to know the route.
When markets shift, experienced investors stick to their strategy.
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?