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.
Do Your Kids Know The Value of a Silver Spoon?
You taught them how to read and how to ride a bike, but have you taught your children how to manage money?
Changing Unhealthy Behaviors
Five phases to changing unhealthy behaviors.
U.S. Personal Savings Rate
What can be learned from the savings rate?
How Insurance Deductibles Work
Knowing how insurance deductibles work can help you save money and give you peace of mind.
Earnings for All Seasons
Earnings season can move markets. What is it and why is it important?
Who Is Your Trusted Contact?
This investment account question is vital and answered as early as possible.
Investing with Your Heart
For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.
Protecting Your Business from the Loss of a Key Person
Business owners may be able to protect themselves from the financial consequences of losing a key employee.
What If You Get Audited?
The chances of an IRS audit aren't that high. And being audited does not necessarily imply that the IRS suspects wrongdoing.
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This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
What Is My Life Expectancy?
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
Self-Employed Retirement Plans
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
How Compound Interest Works
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Paying Off a Credit Card
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
Capital Gains Tax Estimator
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
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Managing Your Lifestyle
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Principles of Preserving Wealth
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Investment Strategies for Retirement
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
An Inside Look at Retirement Living
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
5 Smart Investing Principles
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Your Cash Flow Statement
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
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Inflation and Your Portfolio
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We'd love to help you prepare.
The Latte Lie and Other Myths
Check out this video to begin separating fact from fiction.
Acres of Diamonds
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.
Social Security: By the Numbers
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.