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.
Trends in Charitable Giving
Some people may want a more advanced gifting strategy that can maximize their gift and generate potential tax benefits.
The Rule of 72
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.
Four Great, Unexpected Places to Raise a Family
Here are 4 great, and sometimes unexpected, places to raise a family.
What’s the deal with your yearly free credit report?
Tips on insuring your teen driver.
Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.
Do your insurance needs stay the same when the nest empties?
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
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.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
Making the most of surprises is a great reason to work with us.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
Here’s a quick guide to checking to see if you have unclaimed money.
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.