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Welcome! We Are Hoyt, Lewis & Associates, a wealth management and financial planning practice in Spokane, WA. We understand that individuals encounter unique challenges and opportunities when facing life’s financial situations. Whether your goal is protecting what you have, investing for college, preparing for retirement or optimizing wealth transfer, our services are personalized to address your individual needs.


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TIPS for Inflation

TIPS for Inflation

If you are concerned about inflation and expect short-term interest rates may increase, TIPS could be worth considering.

Does Your Portfolio Fit Your Retirement Lifestyle?

Does Your Portfolio Fit Your Retirement Lifestyle?

Lifestyle considerations in creating your retirement portfolio.

What Is a 1035 Exchange?

What Is a 1035 Exchange?

1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.

 

Don’t Be Your Own Worst Enemy

Emotional biases can adversely impact financial decision making. Here’s a few to be mindful of.

The Value of Insuring Against Life’s Risks

Building wealth requires protection from the forces of wealth destruction.

Crowdfunding—Capital for the 21st Century

Crowdfunding continues to gain momentum as more people search the Internet for financing and fundraising alternatives.

And the Executor Is

The right executor may help ensure the distribution of your assets is done with as little upheaval as possible.

The Anatomy of a Supplemental Health Plan

Here’s a guide to explain all the parts of Medicare.

The Half Million Dollar Baby

The true cost of raising a child may be far more than you expect.

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Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

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

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.

Estimate Your RMD

Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.

Interested in a Fuel Efficient Car?

Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.

My Retirement Savings

Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.

Tax Freedom Day

Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

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.

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Extended Care: A Patchwork of Possibilities

What is your plan for health care during retirement?

The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth

Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?

Emerging Market Opportunities

What are your options for investing in emerging markets?

Should You Ever Retire?

A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.

Once Upon a Goal

Do you know how to set up your financial goals for success? This knight does.

Suddenly Single: 3 Steps to Take Now

Have you found yourself suddenly single? Here are 3 steps to take right now.

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