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Welcome, we are Arakelian Wealth Management, a comprehensive financial planning and wealth management firm located in the San Francisco Bay Area. We understand that individuals face unique challenges as they prepare for retirement. We can help take the mystery out of preparing for today and tomorrow. Whether your goal is preparing for retirement, college savings, or estate strategy, our personalized service focuses on your needs, wants, and financial goals and objectives.

Our professionals have years of experience in financial services. We can help you address your needs of today and for many years to come. We look forward to working with you through all stages of your life.

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Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.

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Estate strategies for millennials may sound like less of a concern than retirement, but young adults should prepare now.

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A Cheat Sheet for Sending Your Kid to College

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Have income that isn’t subject to tax withholding? Or insufficient withholdings? You may have to pay estimated taxes.

Four Steps to Valuing an Estate

Determining the value of your estate, or for someone who has passed away, can be a complex undertaking.

A Primer on Dividends

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Crowdfunding—Capital for the 21st Century

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It sounds simple, but paying yourself first can really pay off.

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What Is My Current Cash Flow?

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

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Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.

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This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.

How Compound Interest Works

Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.

Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

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Retirement Plan Distributions

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

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Events on Wall Street

Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.

It May Be Time for a Financial Checkup

It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial advisor about changes in your situation.

16 Wall Street Cliches in 60 Seconds

Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.

Investments

You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.

To Buy or Not to Buy

The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.

The Cycle of Investing

Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.

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