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 Avantax.
Investing with Your Heart
For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.
Earnings for All Seasons
Earnings season can move markets. What is it and why is it important?
Split Annuity Strategy
Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.
Roth 401(k) plans combine features of traditional 401(k) plans with those of a Roth IRA.
Each day, the Fed is behind the scenes supporting the economy and providing services to the U.S. financial system.
Successful sector investing is dependent upon an accurate analysis about when to rotate in and out.
Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right
Are you a thrill seeker, or content to relax in the backyard? Use this flowchart to find out more about your risk tolerance.
The recent market drop is an important reminder of why it's important to take a long-term view.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
Peer-to-peer payment apps are one of the newest ways to send money.