“Extraordinary” “#1 Advisor in the Inland Northwest” #1 Financial Advisory Firm in Idaho “Outstanding Advisor of the Year”

Investments & Wealth Management

As we are celebrating our 30th year in business, our mission has remained the same: to empower you, your family, and your business to achieve your financial and life goals by serving as your most trusted advisor, and providing a level of service beyond anything you have ever experienced. Pinkerton Retirement Specialists helps you build your ideal future with maximum confidence, sense of security, and peace of mind. Our comprehensive wealth management and retirement planning services are built on trust, transparency, accountability, lower costs, and independent, unbiased advice. As fiduciaries and as a Registered Investment Advisor, we recommend only what is in your best interest.

PRS AWARDS & RECOGNITION


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April 2018

PRS Earns Fiduciary Excellence Certification

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November 2017

RIA CHANNEL Top 100 Emerging Wealth Managers

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February 2010

Barron's Names Pinkerton "Extraordinary"

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March 25, 2015

Financial Times magazine ranked Pinkerton one of the Top 400 Advisors in the United States

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February 23, 2015

Barron’s magazine has ranked Dan Pinkerton as the No. 1 financial advisor in Idaho

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May, 2010

2010 Outstanding Advisor Award

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August 2007, 2008 and 2010

Registered Rep. Magazine’s "Top 100 Independent Advisors"

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Helpful Content

Should You Borrow from Your 401(k)?

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?

A Brief History of Estate Taxes

A Brief History of Estate Taxes

Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.

Keep Your Umbrella Handy

Keep Your Umbrella Handy

Umbrella liability can be a fairly inexpensive way to help shelter current assets and future income from the unexpected.

 

All Muni Bonds Are Not Created Equal

Gaining a better understanding of municipal bonds makes more sense than ever.

The Ivory Tower Changes Wall Street

Thanks to the work of three economists, we have a better understanding of what determines an asset’s price.

Women and Financial Strategies

Most women don’t shy away from the day-to-day financial decisions, but some may be leaving their future to chance.

Choices for Your 401(k) at a Former Employer

Individuals have three basic choices with the 401(k) account they accrued at a previous employer.

Pay Yourself First

It sounds simple, but paying yourself first can really pay off.

Tax Reform: Before and After

What did the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act change? Here's a quick snapshot.

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What Is My Current Net Worth?

Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.

Estimate Your RMD

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

What Is My Risk Tolerance?

This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

Assess Your Life Insurance Needs

This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.

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An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Tax Management Strategies

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

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Events on Wall Street

Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

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

Investments

You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.

The Fed and How It Got That Way

Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.

What to Do When You Lose Your Wallet

Ever lost your wallet? Frustrating. Here’s what you can do to keep yourself safe.

How to Retire Early

Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.

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