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.
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Your credit score may influence how much you pay for auto and home insurance.
The Anatomy of a Supplemental Health Plan
Here’s a guide to explain all the parts of Medicare.
Ready for Retirement?
Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.
Tax preparation may be the perfect time to give the household budget a check-up.
Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.
Does it make sense to borrow from my 401(k) to pay off debt or to make a major purchase?
Understanding the types of long-term-care services—and what those services could cost—may be critical.
When selecting a fixed-rate mortgage, a borrower has to determine how many years to finance the loan.
Important items to consider when purchasing condo insurance.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
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.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?
Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.
The average retirement lasts for 18 years. Are you prepared to fill that many days?
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?