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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Rebalancing Your Portfolio
Over time, different investments' performances can shift a portfolio’s intent and risk profile. Rebalancing may be critical.
Dog Bites Neighbor. Now What?
Even dogs have bad days. So, what happens when your dog bites a neighbor or passing pedestrian?
Social Security: The \$64,000 Question
One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.
Purchasing homeowners insurance is critical for protecting your home.
A collection of tips from professional travelers.
Ascertaining the value of your business is important for a variety of reasons.
It's important to understand the pros and cons when considering a prepaid debit card.
If you want to avoid potential surprises at tax time, it may make sense to know where you stand when it comes to the AMT.
The latest trends in travel reflect a rich menu of exciting new possibilities.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.