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.
Investment and financial planning services are offered by Ted Hallows through his affiliation with HD Vest
What’s Your Investment IQ?
You make decisions for your portfolio, but how much do you really know about the products you buy? Try this quiz
The ABCs of Zero Coupon Bonds
Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.
Weighing the Benefits of Prepaid Debit Cards
It's important to understand the pros and cons when considering a prepaid debit card.
Term insurance is the simplest form of life insurance. Here's how it works.
Few contemplate the complex journey that brought their coffee from farm to kitchen table.
There are unique risks of owning a second home and obtaining the proper coverage may protect you from financial risk.
Knowing how insurance deductibles work can help you save money and give you peace of mind.
You taught them how to read and how to ride a bike, but have you taught your children how to manage money?
Being healthy not only makes you feel good, it may also help you financially.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
That big list of dreams and goals isn't the only way to look at your bucket list.
You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.
There are a lot of misconceptions about Social Security. Here’s the truth about three of them.
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.