Your Financial Future
Today’s economic environment presents many challenges, but along with challenge comes opportunity and potential reward 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. I will get back to you quickly with a thoughtful answer.
*These services offered by Mark Hyma through his affiliation with HD Vest.
Should I Invest in Gold?
Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.
Fallen Tree Damage—Who Pays?
Your liability for damages that occur when a tree on your property falls on your neighbor’s property is not clear cut.
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.
Here are some simple and inexpensive energy-saving tips that may help you save money.
Read this overview to learn how financial advisors are compensated.
A company's profits can be reinvested or paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."
Have fun and learn how to craft the perfect password with the help of this highly engaging infographic.
Variable Universal Life is permanent insurance in which the policyholder directs how premiums are invested.
How much do you know about one of the most important tools you have to help protect your and your family’s financial future?
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
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.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
Do you know how to set up your financial goals for success? This knight does.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
Make your retirement as exciting as your next vacation.
Peer-to-peer payment apps are one of the newest ways to send money.