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Welcome to Stanford Federal Investment Services

Our main goal at Stanford Federal Investment Services (SFIS) is to help you achieve your financial goals and position you to enjoy the rewards along the way. That’s the purpose of our alliance with the investment professionals at LPL Financial—to give you access to a comprehensive and carefully selected array of investment services and insurance products.

Whether your objective is preserving your current wealth or building your nest egg, having an experienced advisor working on your side will make the process easier and your goals more attainable. Even if you don’t have an investment strategy at all, we can help you get started.

Helpful Content

Countering Counterfeit Currency

Countering Counterfeit Currency

Combating counterfeiting remains core to preserving the integrity of the nation’s money.

Life and Death of a Twenty Dollar Bill

Life and Death of a Twenty Dollar Bill

How long does a $20 bill last?

Bitcoin 101

Bitcoin 101

Bitcoin has emerged as a digital currency that exists virtually, making it different in fundamental ways.

 

Four Reasons Millennials Need an Estate Strategy

Estate strategies for millennials may sound like less of a concern than retirement, but young adults should prepare now.

Do You Owe The AMT?

If you want to avoid potential surprises at tax time, it may make sense to know where you stand when it comes to the AMT.

Life and Death of a Twenty Dollar Bill

How long does a $20 bill last?

The Utility of Sector Investing

Successful sector investing is dependent upon an accurate analysis about when to rotate in and out.

Apps That Help Achieve Goals

If you find it hard to attain personal life goals, there’s an app for that!

“Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams to Watch For

Every year the IRS releases its list of tax scams, spotlighting some ways that people try to separate you from your money.

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Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.

Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

Social Security Taxes

Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.

What Is My Risk Tolerance?

This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.

Lifetime of Earnings

Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.

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.

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Your Cash Flow Statement

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

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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?

What Smart Investors Know

Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.

Should I Invest In REITs?

Are Real Estate Investment Trusts right for your portfolio?

When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

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

Retiring the 4% Rule

A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.

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