Patrick B. Lough, CFS, CLTC, ChFC

Charter Financial Planning

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IRA Eligibility

Use this calculator to determine whether you qualify for the different types of IRAs.

Mortgage Refinancing

Determine whether you should consider refinancing your mortgage.

Lease Payment

How much would your monthly lease payment be?

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A New Option for Providing Health Coverage in 2020

Learn more about Individual Coverage Health Reimbursement Arrangements and how they may help small businesses offer employee health coverage.

College Savings: Roth or 529 Plan?

Can a Roth IRA double as a college savings tool? Find out how a Roth IRA compares with state-based 529 college savings plans.

Index Update: Shifting Sectors Reflect Social Change

How do recent classification changes reflect shifts in the telecommunications sector, and what does that mean to investors?

Sticker Shock May Drive Consumers to Used Cars

As new car prices skyrocket, these three trends could make 2019 a good year to buy a three-year-old vehicle.

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