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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—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.

Helpful Content

Disability Income

Disability Income

This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.

Saving for Retirement

Saving for Retirement

This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.

Revising Estate Strategy Assumptions

Revising Estate Strategy Assumptions

Estate tax exemptions rules appear to be stabilizing, prompting many to reconsider conventional estate strategies.

 

Keeping Good Records is Good Business

Maintaining good records for your business not only helps to meet your tax and legal obligations, but it can save you money.

The Lowdown on Those Free Credit Scores

What’s the deal with your yearly free credit report?

TIPS for Inflation

If you are concerned about inflation and expect short-term interest rates may increase, TIPS could be worth considering.

Debt Stress

There’s a link between debt and stress.

Saving on Subscription Service Costs

There are ways to improve your physical fitness without denting your fiscal fitness.

Four Great, Unexpected Places to Raise a Family

Here are 4 great, and sometimes unexpected, places to raise a family.

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Bi-Weekly Payments

This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.

Saving for College

This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.

Comparing Investments

This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.

Saving for Retirement

This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.

Lifetime of Earnings

Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.

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Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

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From Boats to Brokers

From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.

A New Way to Look at Your Bucket List

Bucket lists don’t have to be for tomorrow.

Retiring the 4% Rule

A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.

Inflation and Your Portfolio

Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.

What to Do When You Lose Your Wallet

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

The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Check out this video to begin separating fact from fiction.

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