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Welcome to Walden Investment Services located at Walden Saving Bank. We understand that individuals face unique challenges as they prepare for retirement. We can help take the mystery out of preparing for today and tomorrow. Whether your goal is preparing for retirement, college savings, or estate strategy, our personalized service focuses on your needs, wants, and financial goals and objectives.
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A Brief History of Estate Taxes
Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.
Planning for Special Needs Children
Planning for a special-needs child can be complicated, confusing, and even overwhelming.
The Power of Compound Interest
Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.
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Estate management can help ensure that your assets are transferred according to your wishes while managing tax issues.
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This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
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There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
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.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
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Coaches have helped you your whole life, in ways big and small. We’d like to be one of them.
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