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.
Red Flags for Tax Auditors
Here are six flags that may make your tax return prime for an IRS audit.
The History of Retirement
Do you know where the idea of “retirement” comes from?
Immediate vs. Deferred Annuities
Looking forward to retirement? It's critical to understand the difference between immediate and deferred annuities.
Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.
A letter of instruction provides additional and more personal information regarding your estate.
Try these activities to keep your brain sharp.
Without a solid approach, health care expenses may add up quickly and potentially alter your spending.
What’s the deal with your yearly free credit report?
Tax preparation may be the perfect time to give the household budget a check-up.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.