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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—looking to prepare for your 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. We will ask the questions that uncover your concerns(some of which you may have never thought about) and help you identify what is most important for you.  Long-term relationships that encourage open and honest communication have been the cornerstone of my foundation of success.

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Helpful Content

Self-Employed Retirement Plans

Self-Employed Retirement Plans

Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.

Paying Off a Credit Card

Paying Off a Credit Card

Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

 

Required Reading: The Economic Report of the President

The Economic Report of the President can help identify the forces driving — or dragging — the economy.

3 Estate Challenges for Blended Families

If you’ve been re-married or divorced, these family structures may present some unique challenges. This article will help your clients with blended families think and prepare their estate strategy.

Immediate vs. Deferred Annuities

Looking forward to retirement? It's critical to understand the difference between immediate and deferred annuities.

Medicare Advantage 101

Overview of Medicare Advantage, what’s in them, special rules, and more.

A Primer on Dividends

A company's profits can be reinvested or paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."

Understanding Homeowner’s Insurance

Purchasing homeowners insurance is critical for protecting your home.

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Tax Freedom Day

Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.

Interested in a Fuel Efficient Car?

Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.

My Retirement Savings

Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

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Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

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The Other Sure Thing

Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?

How to Retire Early

Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.

Acres of Diamonds

In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.

The Long Run: Women and Retirement

For women, retirement strategy is a long race. It’s helpful to know the route.

What to Do When You Lose Your Wallet

Ever lost your wallet? Frustrating. Here’s what you can do to keep yourself safe.

Retirement and Quality of Life

Asking the right questions about how you can save money for retirement without sacrificing your quality of life.

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