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Celebrating 20 years of exceptional client service in 2013.


Welcome to Oak Partners, Inc. where we strive to be your most trusted advisor through our professional knowledge, our integrity and our total commitment to service.

At Oak Partners, we provide comprehensive investment consulting services with the goal of increasing our clients’ wealth and protecting their financial future through professional guidance and a personalized investment strategy. We believe that investing in today’s markets requires discipline, knowledge, and professional experience, and our clients trust us to deliver prudent advice and help maximize their returns.

Our site is designed to educate you about the basics of financial planning, give you insight into our investing philosophy and unique methods, and to provide easy access to market performance data. We hope that you will find these resources useful and will visit often. 

 

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Comparing Investments

Comparing Investments

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What Is an Annuity?

What Is an Annuity?

Annuities are versatile tools that can help you save for retirement and generate income in retirement.

Tax Freedom Day

Tax Freedom Day

Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.

 

Mutual Funds vs. ETFs

Exchange-traded funds have some things in common with mutual funds, but there are differences, too.

Important Birthdays Over 50

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Keep Your Umbrella Handy

Umbrella liability can be a fairly inexpensive way to help shelter current assets and future income from the unexpected.

Rebalancing Your Portfolio

Over time, different investments' performances can shift a portfolio’s intent and risk profile. Rebalancing may be critical.

Estate Management Checklist

Is your estate in order? This short quiz may help you assess your overall strategy.

The Economic Journey of Your Morning Coffee

Few contemplate the complex journey that brought their coffee from farm to kitchen table.

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How Much Home Can I Afford?

With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

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

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

Disability Income

This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.

My Retirement Savings

Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.

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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5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

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Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

Three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.

The Real Cost of a Vacation Home

What if instead of buying that home, you invested that money?

The Business Cycle

How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?

Ready for Retirement?

Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.

Acres of Diamonds

In life it often happens that the answers are right in our own back yards. This may be particularly true of investing.

An Arm and a Leg

A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.

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