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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

A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.

Estate Management 101

Estate Management 101

A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate

What is the Value of Your Business?

What is the Value of Your Business?

Ascertaining the value of your business is important for a variety of reasons.

 

How Income Taxes Work

A quick look at how federal income taxes work.

Retiree Health Care Coverage Overseas

Retirees traveling abroad need to know that their health insurance travels with them.

Put It in a Letter

A letter of instruction provides additional and more personal information regarding your estate.

The Lowdown on Those Free Credit Scores

What’s the deal with your yearly free credit report?

Social Security: The Elephant in the Room

Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.

A Home Insurance Claim: To File Or Not To File

Learn when it may not make sense to file a claim on your home insurance.

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Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

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.

Saving for College

This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.

Paying Off a Credit Card

Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.

Inflation & Retirement

Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.

Estimate Your RMD

Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.

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Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

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Suddenly Single: 3 Steps to Take Now

Have you found yourself suddenly single? Here are 3 steps to take right now.

Your DNA Test

If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.

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?”

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.

What to Do When You Lose Your Wallet

Ever lost your wallet? Frustrating. Here’s what you can do to keep yourself safe.

What Our Kids Can Teach us About Saving Money

Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.

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