It's not just what we do, it's how we do it that makes the difference.
At Dexter Ward and Associates we believe in service beyond expectation, achieved through a constant dedication to anticipate and fulfill the changing needs of our clients in all areas of Wealth Management. Our experience and expertise with Wealth Management adds value at each step in the process. We are passionately committed to pushing the limits of excellence and stand at the forefront of providing the most comprehensive Wealth Management services available.
Our practice is built upon a comprehensive approach to Wealth Management, focusing on 8 Key Wealth Management Issues that our clients are likely to encounter at various stages in their lives.
No two clients are the same. Each person has differing life circumstances and we are committed to knowing our clients' individual Wealth Management Issues. This individualized approach allows us to help our clients anticipate necessary priority changes and enables us to proactively provide alternatives, ideas and recommendations for each evolving Wealth Management Issue.
Dexter Ward's and Tammy Cranford's affiliation with H.D. Vest Investment Services and H.D. Vest Advisory ServicesSM provides them with state-of-the-art, real-time technology, back office support systems, comprehensive research, due diligence, and an exceptional array of highly competitive, non-proprietary financial alternatives, securities and services.
The Business Cycle
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
Making Sense of U.S. Household Net Worth
A look inside the U.S. government's statistics on household net worth.
Countering Counterfeit Currency
Combating counterfeiting remains core to preserving the integrity of the nation’s money.
The latest trends in travel reflect a rich menu of exciting new possibilities.
Technology tips to make your next trip even better.
Individuals have three basic choices with the 401(k) account they accrued at a previous employer.
Determining the value of your estate, or for someone who has passed away, can be a complex undertaking.
Making a career move requires tough decisions, not the least of which is what to do with the funds in your retirement plan.
Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
When should you take your Social Security benefit?
Here’s a crash course on saving for college.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?