Investing For Retirement Sedona AZ

In our continuing series of articles for beginning investors, a financial expert counsels a young woman wanting to help her mother invest for retirement.

Mr. Glen E. Polcyn, CFP®
(928) 282-4546
150 Sugarloaf Drive
Sedona, AZ
Firm
B&G Financial Services
Areas of Specialization
Accounting, Asset Allocation, Budget Development, Business Succession Planning, Charitable Giving, Comprehensive Financial Planning, Estate Planning
Key Considerations
Average Net Worth: $1,000,001 - $5,000,000

Average Income: $100,001 - $250,000

Profession: Self-Employed Business Owners

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Mr. John R. Depasquale, CFP®
(928) 634-4848
2735 S Covey Ct
Cottonwood, AZ
Firm
Sundance Wealth Management
Areas of Specialization
Comprehensive Financial Planning, Estate Planning, Investment Management, Retirement Income Management, Retirement Planning
Key Considerations
Average Net Worth: $500,001 - $1,000,000

Average Income: $50,001 - $100,000

Profession: Self-Employed Business Owners

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Bank of America - West Sedona
(928) 282-4444
1771 W Hwy 89a
Sedona, AZ
Type
Banking Center
Services
Banking Center Services: Commercial Deposits, Night Deposits, Drive Up
Outdoor ATM Services: Open 24 Hours, Talking ATM, Braille, Accepts Deposits, Drive Up, Deposit Image
Languages
English, Spanish, Chinese, Korean, French, Russian, Portuguese
Office Hours
Monday 9-5
Tuesday 9-5
Wednesday 9-5
Thursday 9-5
Friday 9-6
Saturday 9-1
Sunday Closed
Drive Up Hours
Monday 9-5
Tuesday 9-5
Wednesday 9-5
Thursday 9-5
Friday 9-6
Saturday 9-1
Sunday Closed

Wells Fargo - Sedona
(928) 282-7145
2201 W Hwy 89A
Sedona, AZ
Type
Branch
Office Hours
Mon-Fri 09:00 AM-06:00 PM
Sat 09:00 AM-04:00 PM
Sun Closed

Chase Bank
(928) 634-5567
1540 Hwy 89a
Cottonwood, AZ
Type
Freestanding
Office Hours
Mon:8:30-6:00
Tues:8:30-6:00
Wed:8:30-6:00
Thurs:8:30-6:00
Fri:8:30-6:00
Sat:9:00-1:00
Sun:closed

Mr. Robert C. Groninger, CFP®
(928) 282-4487
10660 E Valley View Dr
Cornville, AZ
Firm
Fiscal Therapy

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Mr. John Thomas Taylor Iii, CFP®
(928) 567-9512
PO Box 1350
Camp Verde, AZ
Firm
Taylor & Padgett Financial Group

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Chase Bank
(928) 282-4127
1300 W Hwy 89a
Sedona, AZ
Type
Freestanding
Office Hours
Mon:9:00-5:00
Tues:9:00-5:00
Wed:9:00-5:00
Thurs:9:00-5:00
Fri:9:00-6:00
Sat:9:00-1:00
Sun:closed

Chase Bank
(928) 284-1030
6666 Hwy 179
Sedona, AZ
Type
Freestanding
Office Hours
Mon:9:00-6:00
Tues:9:00-6:00
Wed:9:00-6:00
Thurs:9:00-6:00
Fri:9:00-6:00
Sat:9:00-1:00
Sun:closed

Wells Fargo - Cottonwood
(928) 634-4221
1201 E State Route 89A
Cottonwood, AZ
Type
Branch
Office Hours
Mon-Fri 09:00 AM-06:00 PM
Sat 09:00 AM-04:00 PM
Sun Closed

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Investing For Retirement

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Hello Young Money!

I am a college student and work part-time as a waitress. I am not eligible for my employer's 401k plan as I do not maintain 40 hours a week.

My mother (age 46) does not have a 401k plan nor any significant funds stashed for her retirement. She has sacrificed all she has earned for my sister and me to have the education she was never allowed to receive. I have been taking out money from my income with the intent to find some form of investment/savings plan where I can earn interest for her no matter how small it is.

Could you please refer me to some investment strategies? I can afford to put aside $25 a week on her behalf and then use half of my annual tax returns a year from now until 2025. How can I stretch that money for her?

Thank you sincerely for your time,

Krystal

Dear Krystal,

First, I commend you for wanting to take care of your mother in the future but I would say that taking care of your financial future might be the best way to help your mom. If you are financially strong in the future, you will be in a better position to do things like help purchase a home for your mom, help her with medical bills, etc.

She is still young and has many years of earning power ahead of her. Now that you can take care of yourself, there is a great burden removed from her financially so she can start putting money aside for herself with your assistance. The best gift you can give your mom is to learn all you can about managing money properly and investing for retirement....


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