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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Certain Uncertainties in Retirement
The uncertainties we face in retirement can erode our sense of confidence.
Tax Rules When Selling Your Home
The tax rules governing profits you realize from the sale of your home have changed in recent years.
Red Flags for Tax Auditors
Here are six flags that may make your tax return prime for an IRS audit.
Choosing to bear the financial burden of an adverse event is called self-insuring. Do you know what that entails?
Important items to consider when purchasing condo insurance.
At what point can you call a personal vehicle commercial?
Are you a thrill seeker, or content to relax in the backyard? Use this flowchart to find out more about your risk tolerance.
A letter of instruction provides additional and more personal information regarding your estate.
Concerns over identity theft continue to grow, especially with data breaches at major companies and financial institutions.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
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.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.
When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?