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.
Volunteering in Retirement
For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.
The Anatomy of an Index
The S&P 500 represents a large portion of the value of the U.S. equity market, it may be worth understanding.
The Cycle of Investing
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
Does it make sense to borrow from my 401(k) to pay off debt or to make a major purchase?
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.
Learn when it may not make sense to file a claim on your home insurance.
Protect yourself against the damage that your homeowners policy doesn’t cover.
Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.
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.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
Retirees look for ways to convert savings and investments into regular income. One option to consider is an annuity.
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?