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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Keeping Good Records is Good Business
Maintaining good records for your business not only helps to meet your tax and legal obligations, but it can save you money.
The Cost of Procrastination
Don't let procrastination keep you from pursuing your financial dreams and goals.
Surprise! You’ve Got Money!
Here’s a quick guide to checking to see if you have unclaimed money.
Does it make sense to borrow from my 401(k) to pay off debt or to make a major purchase?
Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.
Having an emergency fund may help alleviate the stress and worry associated with a financial crisis.
If you want to avoid potential surprises at tax time, it may make sense to know where you stand when it comes to the AMT.
Can you keep up with your children’s mobile slang?
Business owners may be able to protect themselves from the financial consequences of losing a key employee.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
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.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
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.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
There are a lot of misconceptions about Social Security. Here’s the truth about three of them.
Have you found yourself suddenly single? Here are 3 steps to take right now.
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
Take a look at this 2017 Market Recap.