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 plan. 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 my foundation of management.
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.
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.
Mutual Funds vs. ETFs
Exchange-traded funds have some things in common with mutual funds, but there are differences, too.
Universal Life Insurance
Universal life insurance is permanent insurance with a flexible premium. Here's how it works.
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Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.
Maintaining good records for your business not only helps to meet your tax and legal obligations, but it can save you money.
Understanding the value of a home warranty.
Over time, different investments' performances can shift a portfolio’s intent and risk profile. Rebalancing may be critical.
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
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 some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate.
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The sandwich generation faces unique challenges. For many, meeting needs is a matter of finding a balance.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.