1303 East Grand Avenue
Suite 221
Arroyo Grande, CA 93420

Live Oak Wealth Management

805-474-0755

 
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Helping You Thrive and Endure.

With the uncertainly in today's world, it is important to partner with an experienced team member who seeks to fulfill your needs.  A team member you can relate to, count on and who is available to you both now and in the future.

With this in mind, Steven Burdick founded Live Oak Wealth Management.

The Oak tree is a unifying symbol of our beautiful Central Coast and serves to remind us of the importance of building strength. This strength enables the Oak to endure and thrive over time. Our goal at Live Oak Wealth Management is to serve you in developing strategies that may assist you in your ability to also "endure" and "thrive".

Services include:

  • 403b/401k plans
  • Full-service Financial Planning
  • Insurance needs and analysis
  • College funding services
  • Mutual funds and Income Tools
  • Wealth Management
 

Helpful Content

Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets

Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets

An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.

The Cycle of Investing

The Cycle of Investing

Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.

Best Performing Asset Classes

Best Performing Asset Classes

Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.

 

Global vs. International: What’s The Difference?

International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.

What Do Your Taxes Pay For?

Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.

TIPS for Inflation

If you are concerned about inflation—and expect short-term interest rates may increase—TIPS could be worth considering.

Traditional vs. Roth IRA

One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.

Universal Life Insurance

Universal life insurance is permanent insurance with a flexible premium. Here's how it works.

A Taxing Story: Capital Gains and Losses

Understanding how capital gains are taxed may help you refine your investment strategies.

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Paying Off a Credit Card

Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.

Historical Inflation

This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.

Annuity Comparison

This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.

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

This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

Comparing Investments

Estimate the potential capital gains taxes due on your transactions.

What Is the Dividend Yield?

This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.

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Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

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Raise Your Retirement Income

Retirees look for ways to convert savings and investments into regular income. One option to consider is an annuity.

Retiring the 4% Rule

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

Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?

Women and Retirement

Women are great at multi-tasking. But many drop the ball when preparing for retirement.

To Buy or Not to Buy

The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.

The Cycle of Investing

Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.

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