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 Avantax.
Perception vs. Reality
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Lesser Known Provisions of the SECURE Act
Learn about clauses in the SECURE Act that affect 401Ks, students, and families.
The Ivory Tower Changes Wall Street
Thanks to the work of three economists, we have a better understanding of what determines an asset’s price.
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
Probate can be a completely public process, or it can be managed to include as little information as possible.
Learn how to build a socially conscious investment portfolio and invest in your beliefs.
Estate tax exemptions rules appear to be stabilizing, prompting many to reconsider conventional estate strategies.
There’s a link between debt and stress.
The item most homeowners forget on their home improvement project checklist is insurance.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?
Making the most of surprises is a great reason to work with us.
When markets shift, experienced investors stick to their strategy.
It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial professional about changes in your situation.
Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?