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.
Building Your Legacy
A four-step framework for building a personal legacy.
The Cost of Procrastination
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
Fixed or Variable Mortgage, Which Should You Pick?
When selecting a mortgage, one of the most critical choices is between a fixed or variable interest-rate mortgage.
Financial Aid for Students 101
Help your college-bound child explore scholarships, grants, and more with this article on paying for higher education.
Orchestrating Your Retirement Accounts
Getting the instruments of your retirement to work in concert may go far in realizing the retirement you imagine.
The Five Basics of Financial Literacy
How literate are you when it comes to your finances? Brush up with these five basics.
How Women Can Prepare For Retirement
Are women prepared for a 20-year retirement?
Retirement Questions That Have Nothing to Do With Money
Things to consider before retirement.
Six Surprising Facts About Retirement Confidence
This attention-grabbing infographic covers retirement topics you may not have considered.
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Saving for Retirement
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Interested in a Fuel Efficient Car?
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
Home Mortgage Deduction
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Potential Income from an IRA
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Estimate Your RMD
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
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Managing Your Lifestyle
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Principles of Preserving Wealth
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Protecting Those Who Matter Most
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Investment Strategies for Retirement
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
5 Smart Investing Strategies
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Your Cash Flow Statement
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
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The Facts About Income Tax
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
Making the most of surprises is a great reason to work with us.
Extended Care: A Patchwork of Possibilities
What is your plan for health care during retirement?
An Arm and a Leg
A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.
Safeguard Your Digital Estate
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?
Inflation and Your Portfolio
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.