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From our office in the heart of the South Carolina midlands, Harwood Wealth Management symbolizes the values and traditions of the South. Our goal is to be your most trusted advisor through our professional knowledge, our integrity and our personalized service. We want to help build a secure future for you and your family by providing guidance throughout life’s important events. Whether you are accumulating wealth, planning for retirement, seeking to replace your paycheck or protecting your family’s assets, we have the resources to develop strategies to help meet your unique circumstances.
 

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Investing with Your Heart

Investing with Your Heart

For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.

Safeguard Your Digital Estate

Safeguard Your Digital Estate

If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?

Bitcoin 101

Bitcoin 101

Bitcoin has emerged as a digital currency that exists virtually, making it different in fundamental ways.

 

Your Emergency Fund: How Much Is Enough?

Having an emergency fund may help alleviate the stress and worry associated with a financial crisis.

How Stocks Work

Understanding how a stock works is key to understanding your investments.

A Primer on Dividends

A company's profits can be reinvested or they can be paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."

Pay Yourself First

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

Mutual Funds vs. ETFs

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

Options When Your CD Matures

Knowing your options when a CD matures can help you make a sound investment decision.

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What Is My Current Cash Flow?

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

Bi-Weekly Payments

This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.

What Is My Life Expectancy?

Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.

Comparing Investments

This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.

Interested in a Fuel Efficient Car?

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

Paying Off a Credit Card

Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.

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Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

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Will You Pay the AMT?

Despite recent tax-law changes, many Americans are expected to pay the AMT this year.

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.

What to Do When You Lose Your Wallet

There are things you can do to keep yourself safe when you lose your wallet.

The Richest Man in Babylon

In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.

Your Personal Recovery

As the economy gathers momentum, many are waiting for their personal finances to gather momentum, too.

Raise Your Retirement Income

Retirees look for ways to convert savings and investments into regular income. One option to consider is an annuity.

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