Your Financial Future
You might have an attorney, an accountant, a stockbroker and an insurance agent; but who is coordinating all of your financial affairs? Who works with you to help ensure that decisions made are aligned with your financial goals? In these volatile times, financial planning is no longer a do-it-yourself project. There has never been a time when there was a greater need for competent advice and compassionate planning services.
We are a fee-based financial services firm dedicated to providing hands-on advice, service, and support. Our Financial Second Opinion™ program is a comprehensive investment analysis tool that can help you work towards reaching your goals.
We want our clients to be as informed as possible, so our site is filled with educational videos, articles, presentations, and calculators. Please feel most welcome to send me a note regarding any questions you may have about your situation or any particular investment concepts or products. We'll get back to you quickly with a thoughtful answer.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
What Smart Investors Know
Savvy investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
Estimating the Cost of College
This worksheet can help you estimate the costs of a four-year college program.
Living trusts are popular, but their appropriateness will depend upon your individual needs and objectives.
Don’t overlook the need for renter’s insurance if you rent your home.
The tax rules governing profits you realize from the sale of your home have changed in recent years.
For some, the idea of establishing a retirement strategy evokes worries about complicated reporting and administration.
Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.
Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial professional about changes in your situation.
The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.