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.
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.
Acres of Diamonds
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.
Healthy Body, Healthy Pocketbook
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can help you reduce health-related expenses—and avoid time in the recovery room.
International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.
Irrevocable life insurance trusts can be important tools that may accomplish a number of estate objectives.
Are women prepared for a 20-year retirement?
Some people may want a more advanced gifting strategy that can maximize their gift and generate potential tax benefits.
When you take the time to learn more about how it works, you may be able to put the tax code to work for you.
Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
There are a lot of misconceptions about Social Security. Here’s the truth about three of them.
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.