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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.

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Universal Life Insurance

Universal Life Insurance

Universal life insurance is permanent insurance with a flexible premium. Here's how it works.

What Is a Stretch IRA?

What Is a Stretch IRA?

If you have a traditional IRA, you may have the opportunity to extend its tax-deferred status across multiple generations.

Safeguard Your Digital Estate

Safeguard Your Digital Estate

If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?

 

Three Key Questions to Answer Before Taking Social Security

When to start? Should I continue to work? How can I maximize my benefit?

Critical Estate Documents

Sound estate management includes creating financial and healthcare documents. Here's an inside look.

Insurance Needs Assessment: When You're Young and Single

Even if you’re young and single, you should still consider protecting yourself.

To Catch a Thief

Having your identity stolen may result in financial loss plus the cost of trying to restore your good name.

Choosing a Business Structure

Entrepreneurs all face the same question, “Which business structure should I adopt?”

What You Should Do About Insurance Following a Divorce

In the face of divorce, making changes to insurance coverage may be overlooked.

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Bi-Weekly Payments

This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.

Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

Long-Term-Care Needs

Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.

Historical Inflation

This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.

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Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

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Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?

Jane Bond: Scaling the Ladder

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.

Ready for Retirement?

Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.

Your DNA Test

If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.

What Can a Million Dollars Buy You?

$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.

Surprise! You’ve Got Money!

Here’s a quick guide to checking to see if you have unclaimed money.

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