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Welcome to Blodgett Wealth Management, I’m Pam Blodgett, a financial professional servicing Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio and Florida. We understand that individuals face unique challenges as they prepare for retirement, we can help take the mystery out of preparing for your future. Whether your goal is saving for retirement, college or estate strategy, our personalized service focuses on your needs, wants, financial goals and objectives.


Our professionals have years of experience in financial services. We can help you address your needs today and for many years to come. We look forward to working with you through all stages of your life, please call (269) 492-1250.

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A Brief History of Estate Taxes

A Brief History of Estate Taxes

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How Will Working Affect Social Security Benefits?

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The Fed and How It Got That Way

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Term vs. Permanent Life Insurance

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Alternative Investments - Going Mainstream

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“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.

Choices for Your 401(k) at a Former Employer

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What Is My Life Expectancy?

Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.

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Historical Inflation

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Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)

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How Much Home Can I Afford?

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Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

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Your Cash Flow Statement

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Tax Management Strategies

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

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Retiring the 4% Rule

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

Your DNA Test

If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.

Global and International Funds

Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.

The Facts About Income Tax

Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.

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