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Welcome, I am Alex Whitehouse, Founder of Whitehouse Wealth Management in Vancouver, Washington. 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.

We have years of experience in financial services and can help you address your needs of today and for many years to come. We look forward to working with you through all stages of your life.

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Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

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

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Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

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Managing Your Lifestyle

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

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Keeping Up with the Joneses

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Surprise! You’ve Got Money!

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Retirement Redefined

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