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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

From Boats to Brokers

From Boats to Brokers

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

Your DNA Test

Your DNA Test

If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.

Spotting Credit Trouble

Spotting Credit Trouble

The wise use of credit is a critical skill. These 10 questions will help you assess your skill level.

 

Catch-Up Contributions

Workers 50+ may make contributions to their qualified retirement plans above the limits imposed on younger workers.

Insurance Needs Assessment: When You're Newly Married

Marriage changes everything, including your insurance needs.

Investing with Your Heart

For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.

A Primer on Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts

Irrevocable life insurance trusts can be important tools that may accomplish a number of estate objectives.

Test Your Life Insurance Knowledge

How much do you know about one of the most important tools you have to help protect your and your family’s financial future?

Debt Stress

There’s a link between debt and stress.

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My Retirement Savings

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

Impact of Taxes and Inflation

Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.

Social Security Taxes

Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.

Inflation & Retirement

Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.

Saving for Retirement

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

Annuity Comparison

This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.

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Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

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Acres of Diamonds

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

Perception vs. Reality

There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.

The Cycle of Investing

Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.

The Cost of Procrastination

Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.

The Other Sure Thing

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

Investments

You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.

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