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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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The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.

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The uncertainties we face in retirement can erode our sense of confidence.

Value vs. Growth Investing

Among stock-market investors there’s long been a debate between those who favor value and those who favor growth.

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A Brief History of Estate Taxes

Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.

What You Should Do About Insurance Following a Divorce

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Saving for Retirement

This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.

Annuity Comparison

This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.

Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.

Saving for College

This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.

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.

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Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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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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$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.

The Junk Drawer Approach to Investing

It's easy to let investments accumulate like the junk in a junk drawer.

The Power of Compound Interest

Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.

The Real Cost of a Vacation Home

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

The Other Sure Thing

Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime, and those we love may suffer if we are not prepared.

Do You Feel Lucky?

Recent changes in estate tax laws could affect the strategy you have in place.

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