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!
Volunteering in Retirement
For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.
Putting a Price Tag On Your Health
Being healthy not only makes you feel good, it may also help you financially.
Thinking of Retiring Abroad?
However exciting retiring abroad may sound, it deserves considerable planning.
There are things about Social Security that might surprise you.
1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.
Choosing to bear the financial burden of an adverse event is called self-insuring. Do you know what that entails?
How to help determine life insurance needs to provide for your family after you pass away.
Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.
Earnings season can move markets. What is it and why is it important?
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.
Bitcoin’s future is uncertain, but one thing is for sure: it’s the wild west out there, and there is no sheriff in town.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
Despite recent tax-law changes, many Americans are expected to pay the AMT this year.