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.
Personal Finance Tips for Military Families
Military families face unique challenges, making personal finance even more critical.
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An Arm and a Leg
A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.
It may help your business be better prepared in the event of the death of a principal or key employee.
Is your estate in order? This short quiz may help you assess your overall strategy.
Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.
Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process.
Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.
When considering life insurance, it's important to understand your options.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?