Welcome to Mason & Associates, LLC
Mason & Associates, LLC is a comprehensive financial services firm specializing with Federal employees (including CSRS, CSRS Offset, FERS, Military, and VRS). Our goal is to help our clients understand, and then maximize, their employer-sponsored benefits and make informed choices as they supplement with private insurances and investments. We believe that our independent platform allows us the flexibility to better serve our clients, without bias.
We encourage you to explore our site and learn more about the services we provide. Should you have any questions or would like more information, please feel free to email or call us at (757) 223-9898. We look forward to hearing from you!
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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.
Best Performing Asset Classes
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The uncertainties we face in retirement can erode our sense of confidence.
This worksheet can help you estimate the costs of a four-year college program.
However exciting retiring abroad may sound, it deserves considerable planning.
Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.
Here are several important changes to Social Security that may impact how and when you can begin taking income benefits.
Emotional biases can adversely impact financial decision making. Here’s a few to be mindful of.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
What does your home really cost?
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
Ever lost your wallet? Frustrating. Here’s what you can do to keep yourself safe.
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