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.
Critical Estate Documents
Sound estate management includes creating financial and healthcare documents. Here's an inside look.
Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
How Big is Money?
Learn a little about worldwide currency in this fun infographic
Help your college-bound child explore scholarships, grants, and more with this article on paying for higher education.
Business owners may be able to protect themselves from the financial consequences of losing a key employee.
Loss of income from disability has the potential to cause financial hardship. Disability insurance can help.
Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.
Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.
Here are some simple and inexpensive energy-saving tips that may help you save money.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
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.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial advisor about changes in your situation.
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.