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.
Pay Yourself First
It sounds simple, but paying yourself first can really pay off.
How Financial Advisors Are Compensated
Read this overview to learn how financial advisors are compensated.
New Trends Redefine Travel
The latest trends in travel reflect a rich menu of exciting new possibilities.
Choosing to bear the financial burden of an adverse event is called self-insuring. Do you know what that entails?
If you are concerned about inflation and expect short-term interest rates may increase, TIPS could be worth considering.
You taught them how to read and how to ride a bike, but have you taught your children how to manage money?
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.
The federal government requires deceased individuals to file a final income tax return.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
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.
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?
When should you take your Social Security benefit?
The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.
Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?