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Dorval & Chorne is focused on providing independent, objective advice to help people improve their overall quality of life. We specialize in fiduciary level Quality of Life Planning™ for both our individual clients and also within our custom designed group financial advisory programs for employers, unions, and associations.  Our group advisory agreements offer fiduciary advice and planning to over 21,000 people. Most of the people we help are in Minnesota, but we do have national agreements with clients across the country. Call or email today to learn more about the unique services we offer!

 

MNA Financial Wellness Program:

The MNA Financial Wellness Program began on January 1st, 2015. It is our largest group agreement to date serving more than 20,000 Registered Nurses in Minnesota! Please click on the following press release to learn more:

Press Release

 

Informational Videos:

"Past, Present and Future" - Dan describes the founding and development of Dorval & Chorne along with our vision for the future.

"The Real Value of a Financial Advisor" - The video helps explain the real value quality financial planning and advice can offer.

"Adding Purpose to Your Retirement Plan" - The video describes our unique corporate and group advisory agreements that promote and expand access to independent, objective advice for traditionally underserved groups.  

 

"Financial Success for the Rest of Us"

Dan also wrote a book that still forms much of the foundation for the planning process we use with our clients:

Financial Success for the Rest of Us. 

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Critical Estate Documents

Critical Estate Documents

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

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

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Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.

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Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.

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Tax Freedom Day

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Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

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5 Smart Investing Principles

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Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

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Choosing a Mortgage

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Women and Retirement

Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.

16 Wall Street Cliches in 60 Seconds

Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.

Forecast

The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.

It May Be Time for a Financial Checkup

It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial advisor about changes in your situation.

A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.

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