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.
Your Emergency Fund: How Much Is Enough?
Having an emergency fund may help alleviate the stress and worry associated with a financial crisis.
Fallen Tree Damage—Who Pays?
Your liability for damages that occur when a tree on your property falls on your neighbor’s property is not clear cut.
Critical Estate Documents
Sound estate management includes creating financial and healthcare documents. Here's an inside look.
What kind of auto insurance should you have? Do you know?
How long does a $20 bill last?
When selecting a fixed-rate mortgage, a borrower has to determine how many years to finance the loan.
Here are six flags that may make your tax return prime for an IRS audit.
The chances of an IRS audit aren't that high. And being audited does not necessarily imply that the IRS suspects wrongdoing.
Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
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.
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.