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 Insurance Deductibles Work
Knowing how insurance deductibles work can help you save money and give you peace of mind.
A Brief History of Estate Taxes
Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.
A Look at Whole Life Insurance
Whole life insurance remains in force as long as you remain current with premiums. Here's how it works.
Most stock market analysis falls into three broad groups: Fundamental, technical, and sentimental. Here’s a look at each.
Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.
Healthy habits are one of the greatest gifts to give your child.
1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.
The latest trends in travel reflect a rich menu of exciting new possibilities.
Ever wonder what the real value of a financial advisor is? It’s not just added portfolio returns.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
What is your plan for health care during retirement?
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.