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Welcome to Cimino & Associates, Inc.

Cimino & Associates, Inc. is a comprehensive financial services firm committed to helping you work toward your long-term financial success. Our customized plans are designed to grow, and conserve your wealth by delivering an unprecedented level of personalized service.

We encourage you to explore our site and learn more about the services we provide. Should you have any questions or would like more information on our firm, please feel free to email us or call us at (608) 676-2236. We look forward to hearing from you.

 

Helpful Content

What Is a 1035 Exchange?

What Is a 1035 Exchange?

1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.

Can Group, Private Disability Policies Work Together?

Can Group, Private Disability Policies Work Together?

Loss of income from disability has the potential to cause financial hardship. Disability insurance can help.

Variable Universal Life Insurance

Variable Universal Life Insurance

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

 

Life and Death of a Twenty Dollar Bill

How long does a $20 bill last?

Will Power

Preparing for the eventual distribution of your assets may not sound enticing. But a will puts the power in your hands.

The Half Million Dollar Baby

The true cost of raising a child may be far more than you expect.

Term vs. Permanent Life Insurance

When considering life insurance, it's important to understand your options.

Value vs. Growth Investing

Among stock-market investors there’s long been a debate between those who favor value and those who favor growth.

Understanding the Basics of Medigap Policies

Important as it is, Medicare does not cover the full range of health-care expenses you may experience in your golden years.

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Long-Term-Care Needs

Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.

Estimate Your RMD

Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

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

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

What Is My Risk Tolerance?

This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.

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Tax Management Strategies

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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

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Women and Retirement

Women are great at multi-tasking. But many drop the ball when preparing for retirement.

The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth

Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?

The Richest Man in Babylon

In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.

Your DNA Test

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

What to Do When You Lose Your Wallet

There are things you can do to keep yourself safe when you lose your wallet.

Social Security: By the Numbers

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

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