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.
When Life Insurance Becomes Taxable
Life insurance proceeds are generally tax-free. But not in all cases.
Trends in Charitable Giving
Some people may want a more advanced gifting strategy that can maximize their gift and generate potential tax benefits.
When Heirs are Imperfect
The money problems or bad lifestyle habits of adult children could lead to the squandering of any inheritance they receive.
Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.
A collection of tips from professional travelers.
Having an emergency fund may help alleviate the stress and worry associated with a financial crisis.
It sounds simple, but paying yourself first can really pay off.
Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.
Without a solid approach, health care expenses may add up quickly and potentially alter your spending.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
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.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
What is your plan for health care during retirement?
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.