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.
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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.
How Much Home Can I Afford?
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Life and Death of a Twenty Dollar Bill
How long does a $20 bill last?
How to Appeal Your Property Taxes
For homeowners who think their property taxes are too high, there are ways to appeal.
New Retirement Contribution Limits for 2023
A look at the new, record-high retirement contribution limits from the IRS.
Buying a Vacation Home? 5 Questions to Consider First
You may be considering purchasing a vacation property, this can be an exciting milestone, but there are a few things to consider first.
Retiree Health Care Coverage Overseas
Retirees traveling abroad need to know that their health insurance travels with them.
You May Need to Make Estimated Tax Payments If…
Have income that isn’t subject to tax withholding? Or insufficient withholdings? You may have to pay estimated taxes.
Mastering Mobile Lingo
Do you understand these common mobile slang terms?
Year-End Charitable Gifting and You
This article may help you maximize the benefits of your donation for your chosen charity.
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Inflation & Retirement
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Estimate Your RMD
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Saving for Retirement
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
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.
Assess Your Life Insurance Needs
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
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Principles of Preserving Wealth
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
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.
Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
An Inside Look at Retirement Living
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
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When Markets React
When markets shift, experienced investors stick to their strategy.
Acres of Diamonds
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.
From Boats to Brokers
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.
The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.
Keeping Up with the Joneses
Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?
Saving for College 101
Here’s a crash course on saving for college.