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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 our 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 our website, send us 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

The Power of Compound Interest

The Power of Compound Interest

Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.

U.S. Personal Savings Rate

U.S. Personal Savings Rate

What can be learned from the savings rate?

Making Your Tax Bracket Work

Making Your Tax Bracket Work

Have you explored all of your choices when it comes to managing your taxable income?

 

Succeeding at Business Succession

There a number of reasons for business owners to consider a business succession plan sooner rather than later.

Universal Life Insurance

Universal life insurance is permanent insurance with a flexible premium. Here's how it works.

What Is a 1035 Exchange?

1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.

Retirement Income and the Traditional Portfolio

Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.

How Will Working Affect Social Security Benefits?

Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.

Global vs. International: What’s The Difference?

International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.

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Home Mortgage Deduction

Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.

Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)

This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

How Much Home Can I Afford?

With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

My Retirement Savings

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

Comparing Mortgage Terms

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

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

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Where Is the Market Headed?

We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”

Raise Your Retirement Income

Retirees look for ways to convert savings and investments into regular income. One option to consider is an annuity.

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.

Should You Invest in Exchange Traded Funds?

There are nearly 1,200 ETFs available. Should you invest in them?

Women and Retirement

Women are great at multi-tasking. But many drop the ball when preparing for retirement.

Will You Pay the AMT?

Despite recent tax-law changes, a stunning 4.6 million Americans are expected to pay the AMT in 2018.

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