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Waltham, MA 02451


Dierdre Collins

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Harbor Strategies Group is an organization that consists of advanced planning professionals who combine varying levels of expertise in multiple planning disciplines, servicing high net worth individuals, small business owners as well as professional practices. Our areas of expertise are Insurance, Wealth Management and Succession Strategies.

HSG offers a consolidated, unbundled approach to insurance, wealth management, and business succession strategies with special emphasis on minimizing the eroding effects of taxes wherever possible. Their ultimate objective is to exceed your highest expectations.

Our Mission Statement

Our clients will always come first. We will embrace your priorities, objectives and concerns. We will know and fully understand your personal and financial situation before we provide you with the highest quality information, services and products tailored toward your specific and unique situation.

Our ultimate objective is to exceed your highest expectations.

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When to Self-Insure

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A quick look at how federal income taxes work.

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Long-Term-Care Needs

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

Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

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Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.

Inflation & Retirement

Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.

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Your Cash Flow Statement

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

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5 Smart Investing Strategies

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Acres of Diamonds

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

Perception vs. Reality

There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.

The Cost of Procrastination

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

Emerging Market Opportunities

What are your options for investing in emerging markets?

Making Your Tax Bracket Work

Have you explored all your options when it comes to managing your taxable income?

Inflation and Your Portfolio

Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.

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