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!
How Will Working Affect Social Security Benefits?
Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.
Donating Art: Taxation Abstraction
The tax rules that govern donating art are complex and confusing. Take a closer look.
What Do Your Taxes Pay For?
Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.
Understanding how a stock works is key to understanding your investments.
Each day, the Fed is behind the scenes supporting the economy and providing services to the U.S. financial system.
Can you keep up with your children’s mobile slang?
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
Maintaining good records for your business not only helps to meet your tax and legal obligations, but it can save you money.
Do you know where the idea of “retirement” comes from?
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
What does your home really cost?
Coaches have helped you your whole life, in ways big and small. We’d like to be one of them.
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
What is your plan for health care during retirement?
Recent changes in estate tax laws could affect the strategy you have in place.