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Welcome, I’m David Dixon, a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER in Las Vegas, Nevada. Navigating today's world of finance can be challenging. Individuals and families face unique challenges as they prepare for retirement. We can help take the mystery out of preparing for today and tomorrow. It is my mission to help clients create streams of income and avoid retirement planning disasters. Our investment approach is radically different in that we suggest investing to achieve a mix of different income streams as opposed to chasing phantom appreciation. You want income you can reinvest, not complexity.

With over 25 years of financial planning experience and nearly $100 million under management, we pride ourselves on putting the needs of our clients first. We can help you address your needs of today and plan for your needs in the future. We look forward to working with you and invite you to spend time on our website in order to get better acquainted with us and feel free to call us at (702) 982-2479.

 

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Will Power

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Social Security Taxes

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Tax Management Strategies

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Managing Your Lifestyle

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

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Retirement Plan Distributions

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

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The Facts About Income Tax

Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.

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Safeguard Your Digital Estate

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