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.
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The Half Million Dollar Baby
The true cost of raising a child may be far more than you expect.
U.S. Personal Savings Rate
What can be learned from the savings rate?
Those looking into environmentally minded home modifications may get a boost from Uncle Sam’s tax incentives.
Marriage changes everything, including your insurance needs.
Healthy habits are one of the greatest gifts to give your child.
Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.
There are things about Social Security that might surprise you.
E&O insurance is specifically designed to protect you, or your company, from the risk of a client’s dissatisfaction.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
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.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
The question used to be, “How low can interest rates go?” Now it's, “How long can rates remain at their historic low levels?”
Retirees look for ways to convert savings and investments into regular income. One option to consider is an annuity.