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Welcome to North County Financial Associates!

We have over 30 years of experience helping individuals and businesses reach their insurance and financial goals that combine to make up their overall benefit package!

We specialize in working with individuals and businesses to design and implement customized insurance and investment solutions to their long term needs. Because we are independent, we can offer unbiased options. Whether just starting out in your career, maturing in your chosen field or business, expecting to retire in the next few years, or retiring today, since we help set up plans for businesses, we are intimately familiar with existing plans you may have through your company and help coordinate those with individual plans to meet your retirement goals.

We offer a free initial consultation to review your goals and needs and to see how we may  be able to be of assistance to you! Please take advantage of this so we may help you complete your overall benefit package!

Since every comprehensive plan needs insurance coverage and investments, both individually and for your business to protect yourself the future of your loved ones, We are here to assist you in each of these areas all under one roof.

We are a private, independently owned company based in Oceanside, CA. Jeff Babcock, CFP is the company founder, has been a Certified Financial Planner for over 30 years! Our insurance professionals are always there for you when you need them. They will first listen to you, and understand your needs. Then they will guide you through the various options, so that you understand the implications. Finally, they will help you select the right plans to meet your needs! 

You will find our customer service friendly, and eager to help you around the clock. We are there to answer your questions and solve your problems.

Contact us and find out how we can help you secure your future!

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The Junk Drawer Approach to Investing

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Retirement Income and the Traditional Portfolio

Retirement Income and the Traditional Portfolio

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The History of Retirement

The History of Retirement

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This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

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This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.

Social Security Taxes

Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.

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

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Keys to Investing for Retirement

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

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Managing Your Lifestyle

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

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Perception vs. Reality

There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.

Inflation and Your Portfolio

Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.

The Rule of 72

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.

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.

The Cycle of Investing

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

The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Do you know these three personal finance sayings?

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