A Personable, Independent Advisor Helping You Pursue Your Goals
It can be incredibly overwhelming to navigate the world of financial planning and investing. Without trusted guidance and easy-to-understand advice, it’s hard to feel confident in your financial future. Welcome. I’m Chris Miller, and I seek to address this concern by serving as a trusted resource.
I am an independent financial advisor who assists clients in all stages of life and specializes in retirement and income planning. My passion lies in helping my local community articulate, plan, and pursue their goals and I take pride in the fact that I have been helping my friends and neighbors for over 19 years. My top priority is to serve my clients first, last, and always. I believe my clients appreciate the value I offer and the personalized attention I provide.
While I am based in Frederick, Maryland, I work with clients all over the country. I invite you to contact me today to learn more about how I can help you pursue your goals.
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Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
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Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
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Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
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