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John Stokes Financial is a wealth management firm focusing on corporate professionals in transition. We are a nationally recognized firm, with over 500 corporations having sought our advice, services, and experience. A large number of America's leading corporate professionals are clients of John Stokes Financial.

You go through many transitions in life- starting a family, planning for retirement, career changes. Wealth management is more than just investment advice; it encompasses all parts of a person's financial life. As a wealth management firm we provide a comprehensive approach to help you thrive during your transition. We take all aspects of your life into account and guide you through taking care of today and planning for tomorrow. Our team believes THRIVE is more than money ... it's peace of mind.


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Red Flags for Tax Auditors

Red Flags for Tax Auditors

Here are six flags that may make your tax return prime for an IRS audit.

A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.

Understanding Long-Term Care

Understanding Long-Term Care

Understanding the types of long-term-care services—and what those services could cost—may be critical.


Insuring Your Business With a Buy/Sell Agreement

It may help your business be better prepared in the event of the death of a principal or key employee.

U.S. Personal Savings Rate

What can be learned from the savings rate?

A Primer on Dividends

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

Your Changing Definition of Risk in Retirement

A change in your mindset during retirement may drive changes to your portfolio.

Options When Your CD Matures

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

Debt Stress

There’s a link between debt and stress.

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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.

Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

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.

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.

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

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

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

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Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

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Sit, Stay, Rollover: A Guide to IRA Rollovers

If you have a 401(k) with a former employer, you may want to consider an IRA rollover.

The Junk Drawer Approach to Investing

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

Should I Invest In REITs?

Are Real Estate Investment Trusts right for your portfolio?

Interest Rates: How Low Can They Go?

The question used to be how low can interest rates go. Now it's how long can rates remain at their historic low levels?

Events on Wall Street

Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.

The Cycle of Investing

Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.

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