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.
Directors and Officers Liability Insurance
Not only can D&O insurance provide financial protection, but it can help improve an organization’s decision-making.
Best Performing Asset Classes
Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.
Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets
An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.
Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.
A letter of instruction provides additional and more personal information regarding your estate.
Do you have an estate strategy? You should.
Currency has been around for a long time. Here’s a quick history lesson.
Estate strategies for millennials may sound like less of a concern than retirement, but young adults should prepare now.
It may help your business be better prepared in the event of the death of a principal or key employee.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
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.
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.