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My name is Patricia (Patty) Laramore.  I am the President of Premier Investment Advisory Services, Inc., earned my Certified Financial Planning designation in 1987 and both my Investment Adviser Representative designation and Insurance Agent license in 1988.  I hope you enjoy learning more about us while reviewing our website!

Our site is filled with educational videos, articles, presentations, and calculators designed to help you learn more about the world of personal finance. As you search my website, send me a note regarding any questions you may have about any particular investment concepts or products. We'll get back to you quickly with a thoughtful answer.

We invite you to think of us as Your Partner on the Path...

We feel those words truly express the heart of this investment advisory practice.  If you think of your retirement journey as a lifelong road trip, the following is true:  it's easy, relaxing, and even fun to drive on a smooth road.  When there are no bumps, but rather a quiet and undemanding ride, we can fully enjoy the scenery. It's those unexpected curves, steep roadside drop-offs, construction zones, and traffic jams that sometimes tempt us to bail and seek a different route.  In most cases, changing routes adds unnecessary time to our travels and delays our arrival.  Carefully calibrated portfolios anticipate some turbulence and pit stops in our investment journey.  We don't always know when we'll hit a pothole or feel the need to pull into a rest stop, but we know it will eventually arise, so we build such allowances into portfolio construction strategies.  The truth is it's just easier to stay committed to a plan when the market is moving higher, but it is every bit as important to stay balanced and focused in our tenacity and investment discipline when fun isn't in the equation.  We'll advise when it's time to tighten our seatbelts when the ride gets scary! 

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The Great Debate Continues: Active vs. Passive

The Great Debate Continues: Active vs. Passive

In investments, one great debate asks the question, “Active or Passive Investing: Which Is Better?”

Global vs. International: What’s The Difference?

Global vs. International: What’s The Difference?

International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.

What's So Great About a Rollover?

What's So Great About a Rollover?

Making a career move requires tough decisions, not the least of which is what to do with the funds in your retirement plan.

 

Orchestrating Your Retirement Accounts

Getting the instruments of your retirement to work in concert may go far in realizing the retirement you imagine.

Six Most Overlooked Tax Deductions

Six overlooked tax deductions to help manage your tax bill.

Social Security: The Elephant in the Room

Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.

A Living Trust Primer

Living trusts are popular, but their appropriateness will depend upon your individual needs and objectives.

Term vs. Permanent Life Insurance

When considering life insurance, it's important to understand your options.

Will Power

Preparing for the eventual distribution of your assets may not sound enticing. But a will puts the power in your hands.

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Assess Your Life Insurance Needs

This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.

Long-Term-Care Needs

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

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

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

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.

How Much Home Can I Afford?

With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.

Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

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5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

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.

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

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When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.

What Can a Million Dollars Buy You?

$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.

Estate Management 101

A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate

Jane Bond: Decoding Diversification

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.

Acres of Diamonds

In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.

The Junk Drawer Approach to Investing

It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.

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