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Welcome to Carri & Pelletier Financial Services LLC

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
Financial Planning*
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.  

Be sure to add our site to your list of "favorites" in your Internet browser. We frequently update our information, and we wouldn’t want you to miss any developments in the area of personal finance.


*These services are offered by William Pelletier through his affiliation with Avantax Wealth Management.

Helpful Content

Insuring Your Second Home

Insuring Your Second Home

There are unique risks of owning a second home and obtaining the proper coverage may protect you from financial risk.

The Pre-Retirement Checklist

The Pre-Retirement Checklist

This checklist can give you a quick snapshot of how prepared you are.

Retirement Redefined

Retirement Redefined

Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.

 

Where Will Your Retirement Money Come From?

Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.

When to Self-Insure

Choosing to bear the financial burden of an adverse event is called self-insuring. Do you know what that entails?

How Retirement Spending Changes With Time

It can be difficult for clients to imagine how much they’ll spend in retirement. This short, insightful article is useful for jumpstarting a conversation about retirement spending, spending habits, and potential medical costs.

A Brief History of Estate Taxes

Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.

Getting a Head Start on College Savings

A few strategies that may help you prepare for the cost of higher education.

Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date

Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."

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Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

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

Federal Income Tax

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

Lifetime of Earnings

Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.

Contributing to an IRA?

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

How Compound Interest Works

Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.

Self-Employed Retirement Plans

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

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Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

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Should You Invest in Exchange Traded Funds?

There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?

The Junk Drawer Approach to Investing

It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.

Should I Invest in Gold?

Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.

What to Do When You Lose Your Wallet

Ever lost your wallet? Frustrating. Here’s what you can do to keep yourself safe.

To Buy or Not to Buy

The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.

The Other Sure Thing

Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?

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