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.
Four Really Good Reasons to Invest
There are four very good reasons to start investing. Do you know what they are?
Teen Drinking and Your Liability
Drinking may be a “rite of passage” for teens, but when it occurs in your home you may be held responsible for their actions.
Bridging the Confidence Gap
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
The money problems or bad lifestyle habits of adult children could lead to the squandering of any inheritance they receive.
Knowing your options when a CD matures can help you make a sound investment decision.
Here are 4 great, and sometimes unexpected, places to raise a family.
Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.
Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.
An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
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.