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.
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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.
Trends in Charitable Giving
Some people may want a more advanced gifting strategy that can maximize their gift and generate potential tax benefits.
Teen Drinking and Your Liability
Drinking may be a “rite of passage” for teens, but when it occurs in your home you may be held responsible for their actions.
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
Workers 50+ may make contributions to their qualified retirement plans above the limits imposed on younger workers.
Understanding the types of long-term-care services—and what those services could cost—may be critical.
Help your college-bound child explore scholarships, grants, and more with this article on paying for higher education.
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
By understanding a few key concepts during a divorce, you may be able to avoid common pitfalls.
Probate can be a completely public process, or it can be managed to include as little information as possible.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
Making the most of surprises is a great reason to work with us.
Do you know these three personal finance sayings?
Ever lost your wallet? Frustrating. Here’s what you can do to keep yourself safe.
Here’s a crash course on saving for college.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.