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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.
Is a Variable Annuity Right for Me?
Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right
Perception vs. Reality
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Tax Deductions You Won't Believe
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
When you take the time to learn more about how it works, you may be able to put the tax code to work for you.
Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.
You’re hit by an uninsured driver. Now what? Are you protected against financial losses?
The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.
Have you ever wondered how your credit score compares to the rest of the country? Take a look and see.
Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.
Bitcoin’s future is uncertain, but one thing is for sure: it’s the wild west out there, and there is no sheriff in town.