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.
Personal Finance Tips for Military Families
Military families face unique challenges, making personal finance even more critical.
Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
A Look at Whole Life Insurance
Whole life insurance remains in force as long as you remain current with premiums. Here's how it works.
Looking forward to retirement? It's critical to understand the difference between immediate and deferred annuities.
Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.
If you want to avoid potential surprises at tax time, it may make sense to know where you stand when it comes to the AMT.
Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.
Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.
Preparing for the eventual distribution of your assets may not sound enticing. But a will puts the power in your hands.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
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.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?
What does your home really cost?