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.
Gun Ownership and Your Homeowners Policy
Gun owners need to make sure that their homeowners policy covers the full value of their firearm(s) as personal liability.
TIPS for Inflation
If you are concerned about inflation and expect short-term interest rates may increase, TIPS could be worth considering.
Retiring the 4% Rule
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
It's important to understand how inflation is reported and how it can affect investments.
By understanding a few key concepts during a divorce, you may be able to avoid common pitfalls.
Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.
Understanding how a stock works is key to understanding your investments.
Combating counterfeiting remains core to preserving the integrity of the nation’s money.
Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
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.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
When should you take your Social Security benefit?
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
That big list of dreams and goals isn't the only way to look at your bucket list.
The seas of the market are constantly shifting. Whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.