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.
The Latte Lie and Other Myths
Do you know these three personal finance sayings?
Succeeding at Business Succession
There are a number of reasons for business owners to consider a business succession plan sooner rather than later.
Lots of Variables with Fixed-Rate Mortgages
When selecting a fixed-rate mortgage, a borrower has to determine how many years to finance the loan.
1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.
Having your identity stolen may result in financial loss plus the cost of trying to restore your good name.
Living trusts are popular, but their appropriateness will depend upon your individual needs and objectives.
This worksheet can help you estimate the costs of a four-year college program.
A change in your mindset during retirement may drive changes to your portfolio.
Crowdfunding continues to gain momentum as more people search the Internet for financing and fundraising alternatives.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
There are a lot of misconceptions about Social Security. Here’s the truth about three of them.
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?