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Welcome to Carri & Pelletier Tax & Financial Services

Carri & Pelletier was established by Bruce Carri and Bill Pelletier, who have over six 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
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 A. Bruce Carri and William Pelletier through their affiliation with HD Vest.

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How Will Working Affect Social Security Benefits?

How Will Working Affect Social Security Benefits?

Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.

Money that Buys Good Health is Never Ill Spent

Money that Buys Good Health is Never Ill Spent

It's important to make sure your retirement strategy anticipates health-care expenses.

Buying vs. Leasing a Car

Buying vs. Leasing a Car

Whatever your relationship with your car, it may eventually come time for a new one. Familiarize yourself with your options.


Insurance Needs Assessment: When You're Newly Married

Marriage changes everything, including your insurance needs.

Is a SEP-IRA Right for Your Business?

For some, the idea of establishing a retirement strategy evokes worries about complicated reporting and administration.

A Taxing Story: Capital Gains and Losses

Understanding how capital gains are taxed may help you refine your investment strategies.

Insuring Your Business Against Cyber Liability

90% of small businesses in the U.S. don't protect their data from cyber attacks. Is your business at risk?

The Business Cycle

Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.

Traditional vs. Roth IRA

One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.

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What Is My Current Cash Flow?

Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

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

Inflation & Retirement

Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.

How Compound Interest Works

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

Contributing to an IRA?

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

Home Mortgage Deduction

Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.

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Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

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Global and International Funds

Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?


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Ready for Retirement?

Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.

The Good Ship IPO

The seas of the market are constantly shifting. Whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.

What Smart Investors Know

Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.

When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.

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