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Santa Barbara Coastal Advisors - Santa Barbara, California

 
WHAT IS THE #1 CONCERN ABOUT RETIREMENT? Long Term Care for Life OUR TEAM APPROACH UNDERSTANDING YOUR GOALS

Understanding Today's Financial Environment

Our Firm services California professors, teachers, and their loved ones in making the best of their personal financial future. Our commitment to you is to stand by you while helping you reach your individual goals, fiscally and otherwise.

Here at Santa Barbara Coastal Advisors, we are dedicated to solving the issues that educators face while financially preparing for today, tomorrow, and many years to come. We look forward to working with you through all stages of your life. Take some time to check out the resources on our site, We think you will find them very informative!

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Comparing Investments

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Comparing Mortgage Terms

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Impact of Taxes and Inflation

Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.

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Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.

Bi-Weekly Payments

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Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

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Your DNA Test

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

Surprises

Making the most of surprises is a great reason to work with us.

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Are Alternative Investments Right for You?

With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.

How to Retire Early

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Encore Careers: Push Your Boundaries

Ready for retirement? Find out why many are considering encore careers and push your boundaries into something more, here.

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