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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Are Alternative Investments Right for You?
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
Don’t Be Your Own Worst Enemy
Emotional biases can adversely impact financial decision making. Here’s a few to be mindful of.
Saving on Fitness Center Membership Costs
There are ways to improve your physical fitness without denting your fiscal fitness.
A few strategies that may help you prepare for the cost of higher education.
Your credit score may influence how much you pay for auto and home insurance.
There are other ways to maximize Social Security benefits, in addition to waiting to claim them.
Do your insurance needs stay the same when the nest empties?
Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.
How to help determine life insurance needs to provide for your family after you pass away.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
Have you explored all your options when it comes to managing your taxable income?
The seas of the market are constantly shifting. Whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.
If you have a 401(k) with a former employer, you may want to consider an IRA rollover.
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.