Your Financial Future
Today’s economic environment presents many challenges. But along with these challenges comes opportunities and potential rewards for those who can identify long-term trends.
Whether you’re facing retirement—or looking to better understand certain investment ideas—we can help you address your most pressing money questions.
Our first priority is your overall financial success. We want to learn more about your personal situation, identify your dreams and goals, and understand your tolerance for risk. Long-term relationships that encourage open and honest communication have been the cornerstone of my foundation of success.
Our site is filled with educational videos, articles, presentations, and calculators designed to help you learn more about the world of personal finance. As you search my website, send me a note regarding any questions you may have about any particular investment concepts or products. We'll get back to you quickly with a thoughtful answer.
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Changing Unhealthy Behaviors
Five phases to changing unhealthy behaviors.
Three Key Questions to Answer before Taking Social Security
When to start? Should I continue to work? How can I maximize my benefit?
From Boats to Brokers
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall St., the stock market has a long and storied history.
A quick look at how federal income taxes work.
For homeowners who think their property taxes are too high, there are ways to appeal.
The true cost of raising a child may be far more than you expect.
Understanding the value of a home warranty.
Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.
Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, infiltrating the world of bonds.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.
A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.
As the economy gathers momentum, many are waiting for their personal finances to gather momentum, too.
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?