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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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Federal Income Tax

Use this calculator to estimates your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.

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Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

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Assess how many days you'll work in 2012 to pay federal tax liability.

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Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.

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Managing Your Lifestyle

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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Your Cash Flow Statement

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

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Suddenly Single: 3 Steps to Take Now

Here are 3 steps to take right now that may make a difference if you find yourself suddenly single.

Ready for Retirement?

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The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth

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Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.

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