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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.

Helpful Content

A Taxing Story: Capital Gains and Losses

A Taxing Story: Capital Gains and Losses

Understanding how capital gains are taxed may help you refine your investment strategies.

What the New Tax Bill Means for You

What the New Tax Bill Means for You

What does the Tax Reform and Jobs Act mean for you?

The Financial Literacy Crisis

The Financial Literacy Crisis

Many Americans are operating their personal finances with only the barest minimum of knowledge.

 

The Anatomy of a Supplemental Health Plan

Here’s a guide to explain all the parts of Medicare.

Where Will Your Retirement Money Come From?

Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.

Crowdfunding—Capital for the 21st Century

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

Yours, Mine and Ours: Estate Strategies for Second Marriages

Second marriages are a trigger event to revisit any existing estate strategies.

Retirement Income and the Traditional Portfolio

Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.

Split Annuity Strategy

Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.

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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.

Federal Income Tax

Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.

What Is My Risk Tolerance?

This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.

Historical Inflation

This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.

Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.

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Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

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18 Years Worth of Days

The average retirement lasts for 18 years. Are you prepared to fill that many days?

The New Wild West: Bitcoin

Bitcoin’s future is uncertain, but one thing is for sure: it’s the wild west out there, and there is no sheriff in town.

Surprise! You’ve Got Money!

Here’s a quick guide to checking to see if you have unclaimed money.

Jane Bond: Scaling the Ladder

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.

What Can a Million Dollars Buy You?

$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.

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