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.
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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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Social Security: Five Facts You Need to Know
Here are five facts about Social Security that are important to keep in mind.
Inflation & Your Money
It's important to understand how inflation is reported and how it can affect investments.
Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.
Universal life insurance is permanent insurance with a flexible premium. Here's how it works.
Drinking may be a “rite of passage” for teens, but when it occurs in your home you may be held responsible for their actions.
When you’re married and have children, insurance needs will be different.
Exchange-traded funds have some things in common with mutual funds, but there are differences, too.
Having an emergency fund may help alleviate the stress and worry associated with a financial crisis.
To choose a plan, it’s important to ask yourself four key questions.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?
Making the most of surprises is a great reason to work with us.
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.