Your Financial Future
Today’s economic environment presents many challenges. But along with these challenges come opportunities and potential rewards for those who invest the time and thought into planning for the future. It can seem like a daunting task when you are tackling the process, especially when so many factors are constantly changing. You do not need to tackle it alone.
We are here to work with you to make sure all the pieces of your financial life work together like a well-oiled machine, guiding you to get from where you are now to where you want to be.
Our site is filled with educational videos, articles, presentations, and calculators designed to help you learn more about the world of personal finance. We hope they are helpful. However, they are only tools. Ultimately, they can never replace the type of financial planning that we practice--planning personalized for you by people who take the time to learn about your personal situation, including your dreams and goals, fears and apprehensions.
We know you are more than inputs plugged into a computer algorithm. You are a unique individual. Your specific situation requires solutions tailored for you.
We chose to become financial planners because we enjoy helping people. Let us know if we can help you.
A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
When Should You Take Social Security
Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.
Assess Life Insurance Needs
How to help determine life insurance needs to provide for your family after you pass away.
Have you ever wondered how your credit score compares to the rest of the country? Take a look and see.
An increasing number have been developed to help individuals with their personal finances.
Your credit score may influence how much you pay for auto and home insurance.
Ascertaining the value of your business is important for a variety of reasons.
Learn when it may not make sense to file a claim on your home insurance.
Here are six flags that may make your tax return prime for an IRS audit.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
There are a few things to consider when buying or leasing your next vehicle.