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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.

 

Helpful Content

All Muni Bonds Are Not Created Equal

All Muni Bonds Are Not Created Equal

Gaining a better understanding of municipal bonds makes more sense than ever.

A Look at Whole Life Insurance

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.

Should You Choose a Fixed or Variable?

Should You Choose a Fixed or Variable?

When selecting a mortgage, one of the most critical choices is between a fixed or variable interest-rate mortgage.

 

Do You Owe The AMT?

If you want to avoid potential surprises at tax time, it may make sense to know where you stand when it comes to the AMT.

Healthy Body, Healthy Pocketbook

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can help you reduce health-related expenses—and avoid time in the recovery room.

Saving on Fitness Membership Costs

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

Best Performing Asset Classes

Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.

Variable Universal Life Insurance

Variable Universal Life is permanent insurance in which the policyholder directs how premiums are invested.

Bitcoin 101

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

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Historical Inflation

This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.

Saving for College

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

Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

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

Tax Freedom Day

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

Capital Gains Tax Estimator

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

Impact of Taxes and Inflation

Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.

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Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

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Social Security: By the Numbers

Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.

Do You Feel Lucky?

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

The Power of Compound Interest

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

Are Alternative Investments Right for You?

With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.

Retiring the 4% Rule

A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.

The Business Cycle

How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?

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