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.
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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.
Pay Yourself First
It sounds simple, but paying yourself first can really pay off.
A Look at Diversification
Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.
Jane Bond: Scaling the Ladder
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, covering how bond laddering works.
The care of special-needs children continues into their adult years, and may survive the passing of their parents.
Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can help you reduce health-related expenses—and avoid time in the recovery room.
Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.
Over time, different investments' performances can shift a portfolio’s intent and risk profile. Rebalancing may be critical.
Lifestyle considerations in creating your retirement portfolio.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
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.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Here are 3 steps to take right now that may make a difference if you find yourself suddenly single.
Have you explored all of your choices when it comes to managing your taxable income?
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?
In life it often happens that the answers are right in our own back yards. This may be particularly true of investing.