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.
Caring for Aging Parents
As our nation ages, many Americans are turning their attention to caring for aging parents.
Your Emergency Fund: How Much Is Enough?
Having an emergency fund may help alleviate the stress and worry associated with a financial crisis.
Put It in a Letter
A letter of instruction provides additional and more personal information regarding your estate.
Here are six flags that may make your tax return prime for an IRS audit.
Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.
Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.
A company's profits can be reinvested or paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."
Variable Universal Life is permanent insurance in which the policyholder directs how premiums are invested.
There are other ways to maximize Social Security benefits, in addition to waiting to claim them.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial professional about changes in your situation.
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
For women, retirement strategy is a long race. It’s helpful to know the route.
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?