Your Financial Future
Today’s economic environment presents many challenges. But along with these challenges comes opportunities and potential rewards 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. We'll get back to you quickly with a thoughtful answer.
Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
When Heirs are Imperfect
The money problems or bad lifestyle habits of adult children could lead to the squandering of any inheritance they receive.
Inventorying Your Possessions
Creating an inventory of your possessions can save you time, money and aggravation in the event you someday suffer losses.
Business owners may be able to protect themselves from the financial consequences of losing a key employee.
Couples may be able to head off many of the problems in a marriage that money can cause.
Sound estate management includes creating financial and healthcare documents. Here's an inside look.
Try these activities to keep your brain sharp.
By understanding a few key concepts during a divorce, you may be able to avoid common pitfalls.
Term insurance is the simplest form of life insurance. Here's how it works.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
The average retirement lasts for 18 years. Are you prepared to fill that many days?
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial advisor about changes in your situation.
Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.