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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

An Overview of Renter’s Insurance

An Overview of Renter’s Insurance

Don’t overlook the need for renter’s insurance if you rent your home.

Rightsizing for Retirement

Rightsizing for Retirement

What does your home really cost?

How to Retire Early

How to Retire Early

Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.

 

A Reminder of Why It's Important to Take a Long-Term View

The recent market drop is an important reminder of why it's important to take a long-term view.

Crowdfunding—Capital for the 21st Century

Crowdfunding continues to gain momentum as more people search the Internet for financing and fundraising alternatives.

Insuring Your Business Against Cyber Liability

90% of small businesses in the U.S. don't protect their data from cyber attacks. Is your business at risk?

Apps That Help Achieve Goals

If you find it hard to attain personal life goals, there’s an app for that!

Four Really Good Reasons to Invest

There are four very good reasons to start investing. Do you know what they are?

Social Security: Maximizing Benefits

There are other ways to maximize Social Security benefits, in addition to waiting to claim them.

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What Is the Dividend Yield?

This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.

What Is My Risk Tolerance?

This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.

How Compound Interest Works

Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.

Home Mortgage Deduction

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

Social Security Taxes

Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

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An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

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.

Tax Management Strategies

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

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Investments

You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.

The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth

Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?

Should You Invest in Exchange Traded Funds?

There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?

The Other Sure Thing

Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?

RE: Retirement

How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?

Acres of Diamonds

In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.

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