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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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Helpful Content

Emerging Market Opportunities

Emerging Market Opportunities

What are your options for investing in emerging markets?

A Living Trust Primer

A Living Trust Primer

Living trusts are popular, but their appropriateness will depend upon your individual needs and objectives.

Social Security: The Elephant in the Room

Social Security: The Elephant in the Room

Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.

 

Does Your Credit Score Affect Your Insurance Rates?

Your credit score may influence how much you pay for auto and home insurance.

Yours, Mine and Ours: Estate Strategies for Second Marriages

Second marriages are a trigger event to revisit any existing estate strategies.

Tips for Finding Care for Your Disabled Child

The care of special-needs children continues into their adult years, and may survive the passing of their parents.

Rebalancing Your Portfolio

Over time, different investments' performances can shift a portfolio’s intent and risk profile. Rebalancing may be critical.

Strategies For Managing Student Loan Debt

Five strategies for managing your student debt.

Assess Life Insurance Needs

How to help determine life insurance needs to provide for your family after you pass away.

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Estimate Your RMD

Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.

Paying Off a Credit Card

Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.

Home Mortgage Deduction

Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

Assess Your Life Insurance Needs

This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.

Comparing Investments

This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.

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Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

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Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.

Retiring the 4% Rule

A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.

Jane Bond: Infiltrating the Market

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.

Once Upon a Goal

Do you know how to set up your financial goals for success? This knight does.

18 Years’ Worth of Days

The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?

The Long Run: Women and Retirement

For women, retirement strategy is a long race. It’s helpful to know the route.

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