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.
Investment and financial planning services are offered by Ted Hallows through his affiliation with HD Vest
A House Divided
By understanding a few key concepts during a divorce, you may be able to avoid common pitfalls.
How to Make the Tax Code Work for You
When you take the time to learn more about how it works, you may be able to put the tax code to work for you.
Should You Ever Retire?
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
How to help determine life insurance needs to provide for your family after you pass away.
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
A company's profits can be reinvested or paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."
You face a risk for which the market does not compensate you, that can not be easily reduced through diversification.
The true cost of raising a child may be far more than you expect.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
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
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?
What is your plan for health care during retirement?
Coaches have helped you your whole life, in ways big and small. We’d like to be one of them.
The question used to be, “How low can interest rates go?” Now it's, “How long can rates remain at their historic low levels?”