Welcome to Carri & Pelletier Financial Services LLC
Carri & Pelletier was established by Bruce Carri and Bill Pelletier, who have over seven decades of combined tax and financial services experience. Our mission, using a personal, holistic approach, is to first understand your goals, and then help you find the right strategies and solutions to pursue them. We provide three areas of service to our clients:
Professional Tax Preparation, Planning & Representation
Asset Management Strategies*
Taxation is an integral part of most financial decisions; income taxes, estate taxes, gift taxes. Our advantage at Carri & Pelletier over other financial advisors is that we have a depth of knowledge about this area of finances that provides greater value when making investment, retirement, business and other financial recommendations to our clients, potentially providing you additional savings by minimizing taxes in the process of helping you reach your goals. Call us today for a free consultation to discuss your tax and financial services needs.
Here on our website, you’ll find a wealth of information in the form of newsletter articles, calculators, and research reports. We hope your visit will help you understand the opportunities and potential rewards that are available when you take a proactive approach to your personal financial situation. We have created this website to help you gain a better understanding of the financial concepts behind taxes, insurance, investing, retirement, estate planning, and wealth preservation. Most important, we hope you see the value of working with skilled professionals to pursue your financial goals.
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*These services are offered by A. Bruce Carri and William Pelletier through their affiliation with Avantax Wealth Management.
From Boats to Brokers
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.
Tax Deductions You Won't Believe
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
Systematic Withdrawals in Retirement
Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.
There are other ways to maximize Social Security benefits, in addition to waiting to claim them.
Gaining a better understanding of municipal bonds makes more sense than ever.
Life insurance proceeds are generally tax-free. But not in all cases.
Currency has been around for a long time. Here’s a quick history lesson.
One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can help you reduce health-related expenses—and avoid time in the recovery room.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
Do you know these three personal finance sayings?
Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial professional about changes in your situation.
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.