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 Cost of Procrastination
Don't let procrastination keep you from pursuing your financial dreams and goals.
Investing with Your Heart
For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.
The Business Cycle
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
Knowing your options when a CD matures can help you make a sound investment decision.
Affluent investors face unique challenges when putting together an investment strategy. Make sure you keep these in mind.
There are things about Social Security that might surprise you.
However exciting retiring abroad may sound, it deserves considerable planning.
At what point can you call a personal vehicle commercial?
Understanding the value of a home warranty.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
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.
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.