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Kenneth Mason, Vice President & Michael Mason, President Our Advisors Our office, located next to the Marriott in City Center

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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Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.

“Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams to Watch For

“Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams to Watch For

Every year the IRS releases its list of tax scams, spotlighting some ways that people try to separate you from your money.

How the Federal Reserve Works

How the Federal Reserve Works

Each day, the Fed is behind the scenes supporting the economy and providing services to the U.S. financial system.


Social Security: What’s Changing in 2016?

There have been a number of changes to Social Security that may affect you, especially if you are nearing retirement.

To Catch a Thief

Having your identity stolen may result in financial loss plus the cost of trying to restore your good name.

How Financial Advisors Are Compensated

Read this overview to learn how financial advisors are compensated.

When Life Insurance Becomes Taxable

Life insurance proceeds are generally tax-free. But not in all cases.

Options When Your CD Matures

Knowing your options when a CD matures can help you make a sound investment decision.

Mastering Mobile Lingo

Can you keep up with your children’s mobile slang?

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Home Mortgage Deduction

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

Annuity Comparison

This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.

Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)

This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.

Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

Comparing Investments

This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.

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Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

Retirement Plan Distributions

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

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The New Wild West: Bitcoin

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.

Ready for Retirement?

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


You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.

Jane Bond: Infiltrating the Market

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.

Should You Ever Retire?

A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.

Your Personal Recovery

As the economy gathers momentum, many are waiting for their personal finances to gather momentum, too.

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