Understanding Today’s Financial Environment...
Welcome to my website! I’m Michael A. Pote, a Cambridge Investment Research financial advisor at Diversified Capital Management in Grand Junction, Colorado. I fully understand the complexities of choices individuals face as they try to make investment-related decisions in today's rapidly changing world. With considerable experience working with financial market-based instruments; I can help take much of the "guess-work" out of those complex decisions when preparing for tomorrow's life goals. Whether you are investing for your retirement, college savings or estate planning; my personal, one-on-one service focuses on each of my client's unique needs, desires, financial goals and objectives.
At Diversified Capital Management, I am a professional who takes a very detailed and analytical approach - with 30 years of experience in the investment and financial services. So no matter where you live, I can help you address your concerns of today - and for many years to come. Feel free to contact me to find out why many families have trusted me with their financial and investment decisions for the past 3 decades. I look forward to hearing from you to discuss your interests and concerns - and possibly partner with you as your personal financial advisor... I can be reached at (970) 245-9180 or (800) 454-5062.
Immediate vs. Deferred Annuities
Looking forward to retirement? It's critical to understand the difference between immediate and deferred annuities.
How to Make the Tax Code Work for You
When you take the time to learn more about how it works, you may be able to put the tax code to work for you.
Should You Borrow from Your 401(k)?
Does it make sense to borrow from my 401(k) to pay off debt or to make a major purchase?
Many Americans are operating their personal finances with only the barest minimum of knowledge.
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1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.
Tips to avoid checking in luggage on your next vacation.
Gun owners need to make sure that their homeowners policy covers the full value of their firearm(s) as personal liability.
For some, the idea of establishing a retirement strategy evokes worries about complicated reporting and administration.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.
A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.