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Welcome to The Patterson Group

Serving California with offices in both Fresno and Irvine, The Patterson Group was founded with the goal of assisting our clients in every aspect of their financial lives. In today’s fast-paced business environment, changing times can be quite confusing. That’s why we have created a comprehensive wealth management team. We have the resources and know-how to absorb information and adapt to changes in the markets. This ability allows us to serve each one of our clients on a personal level and provide the best service we can.

We strongly believe that this industry requires a team approach. The information to absorb is massive and we understand that you require a quick response to your questions and concerns. Through our dedicated team this information can be absorbed, appropriate recommendations made, and prompt and efficient service given to you the client.

 

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Saving on Fitness Membership Costs

There are ways to improve your physical fitness without denting your fiscal fitness.

Thinking of Retiring Abroad?

Thinking of Retiring Abroad?

However exciting retiring abroad may sound, it deserves considerable planning.

What Smart Investors Know

What Smart Investors Know

Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.

 

Succeeding at Business Succession

There a number of reasons for business owners to consider a business succession plan sooner rather than later.

Spotting Credit Trouble

The wise use of credit is a critical skill. These 10 questions will help you assess your skill level.

A Look at Whole Life Insurance

Whole life insurance remains in force as long as you remain current with premiums. Here's how it works.

TIPS for Inflation

If you are concerned about inflation and expect short-term interest rates may increase, TIPS could be worth considering.

What If You Get Audited?

The chances of an IRS audit aren't that high. And being audited does not necessarily imply that the IRS suspects wrongdoing.

What Is a Stretch IRA?

If you have a traditional IRA, you may have the opportunity to extend its tax-deferred status across multiple generations.

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Self-Employed Retirement Plans

Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

Bi-Weekly Payments

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

Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.

Contributing to an IRA?

Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.

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Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

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Events on Wall Street

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

The Richest Man in Babylon

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

16 Wall Street Cliches in 60 Seconds

Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.

Making Your Tax Bracket Work

Have you explored all of your choices when it comes to managing your taxable income?

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.

Emerging Market Opportunities

What are your options for investing in emerging markets?

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