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.
Safeguard Your Digital Estate
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?
How Will Working Affect Social Security Benefits?
Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.
Social Security: Five Facts You Need to Know
Here are five facts about Social Security that are important to keep in mind.
Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.
Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.
Currency has been around for a long time. Here’s a quick history lesson.
Exchange-traded funds have some things in common with mutual funds, but there are differences, too.
Are you a thrill seeker, or content to relax in the backyard? Use this flowchart to find out more about your risk tolerance.
Couples may be able to head off many of the problems in a marriage that money can cause.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
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.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
The average retirement lasts for 18 years. Are you prepared to fill that many days?
Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.
That big list of dreams and goals isn't the only way to look at your bucket list.
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.
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.