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.
Spotting Credit Trouble
The wise use of credit is a critical skill. These 10 questions will help you assess your skill level.
The Facts About Income Tax
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
Do You Owe The AMT?
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.
For some, the idea of establishing a retirement strategy evokes worries about complicated reporting and administration.
Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.
Having an emergency fund may help alleviate the stress and worry associated with a financial crisis.
Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.
Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.
Getting the instruments of your retirement to work in concert may go far in realizing the retirement you imagine.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
Ever lost your wallet? Frustrating. Here’s what you can do to keep yourself safe.