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.
What Do Your Taxes Pay For?
Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.
The Cost of Procrastination
Don't let procrastination keep you from pursuing your financial dreams and goals.
To Catch a Thief
Having your identity stolen may result in financial loss plus the cost of trying to restore your good name.
How long does a $20 bill last?
Regardless of how you approach retirement, there are some things about it that might surprise you.
Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.
Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.
Buy/sell agreements are designed a business against the death of a principal or key employee.
Loss of income from disability has the potential to cause significant financial hardship. Disability insurance can help.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Retirees look for ways to convert savings and investments into regular income. One option to consider is an annuity.
The question used to be how low can interest rates go. Now it's how long can rates remain at their historic low levels?
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.