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Michael L. Bishop

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It Starts with a Plan

Welcome, I’m Michael Bishop, a financial consultant in Murrieta, California. I understand that individuals face unique challenges as they prepare for retirement and look to succeed with their financial goals. With a carefully thought-out plan, I aim to prepare you for today and tomorrow. Whether your goal is saving for retirement, college savings, or estate strategy, my personalized service focuses on your needs, wants, and financial goals and objectives.  

For over 25 years I've been advising families, individuals, and businesses and can help you address your needs and goals through all stages of your life.

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The Other Sure Thing

The Other Sure Thing

Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?

Disability Income

Disability Income

This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.

Can Group, Private Disability Policies Work Together?

Can Group, Private Disability Policies Work Together?

Loss of income from disability has the potential to cause financial hardship. Disability insurance can help.

 

Saving Early & Letting Time Work For You

The earlier you start pursuing financial goals, the better your outcome may be.

How Women Can Prepare For Retirement

Are women prepared for a 20-year retirement?

Is Term Life Insurance for You?

Term insurance is the simplest form of life insurance. Here's how it works.

The Cost of Medical Care

Learn about the risks of not having health insurance in this informative article.

Please Leave Home Without It

Concerns over identity theft continue to grow, especially with data breaches at major companies and financial institutions.

A House Divided

By understanding a few key concepts during a divorce, you may be able to avoid common pitfalls.

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Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

Long-Term-Care Needs

Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.

Bi-Weekly Payments

This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.

Annuity Comparison

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

Paying Off a Credit Card

Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.

Saving for Retirement

This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.

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Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

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Bursting the Bubble

Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?

What Smart Investors Know

Savvy investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.

The Real Cost of a Vacation Home

What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?

Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?

The Cost of Procrastination

Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.

From Boats to Brokers

From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.

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