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.
Estimating Your Estate Taxes
Estate tax laws have changed a few times in recent years. Do you know the new rules?
Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets
An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.
Saving on Fitness Center Membership Costs
There are ways to improve your physical fitness without denting your fiscal fitness.
Workers 50+ may make contributions to their qualified retirement plans above the limits imposed on younger workers.
Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.
Even if you’re young and single, you should still consider protecting yourself.
Six overlooked tax deductions to help manage your tax bill.
One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.
For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
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.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
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 some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
The seas of the market are constantly shifting. Whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.