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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Problems with Probate
Probate can be a completely public process, or it can be managed to include as little information as possible.
Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
Three Key Questions to Answer Before Taking Social Security
When to start? Should I continue to work? How can I maximize my benefit?
Simple steps may help you foil hackers and protect your privacy.
What did the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act change? Here's a quick snapshot.
Having an emergency fund may help alleviate the stress and worry associated with a financial crisis.
Retirees traveling abroad need to know that their health insurance travels with them.
It's important to understand how inflation is reported and how it can affect investments.
The money problems or bad lifestyle habits of adult children could lead to the squandering of any inheritance they receive.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Making the most of surprises is a great reason to work with us.
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.