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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Your Emergency Fund: How Much Is Enough?
Having an emergency fund may help alleviate the stress and worry associated with a financial crisis.
The Cycle of Investing
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
Your Personal Recovery
As the economy gathers momentum, many are waiting for their personal finances to gather momentum, too.
Second marriages are a trigger event to revisit any existing estate strategies.
Loss of income from disability has the potential to cause financial hardship. Disability insurance can help.
Each day, the Fed is behind the scenes supporting the economy and providing services to the U.S. financial system.
Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.
Don’t overlook the need for renter’s insurance if you rent your home.
The tax rules that govern donating art are complex and confusing. Take a closer look.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
Roth IRAs are tax advantaged in a different way from traditional IRAs.