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. Financial planning helps pursue your goals. 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 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 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.
The Power of Compound Interest
Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.
Social Security Taxes
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
You May Need to Make Estimated Tax Payments If…
Have income that isn’t subject to tax withholding? Or insufficient withholdings? You may have to pay estimated taxes.
Volunteering in Retirement
For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.
A Primer on Dividends
A company's profits can be reinvested or paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."
Countering Counterfeit Currency
Combating counterfeiting remains core to preserving the integrity of the nation’s money.
To Catch a Thief
Having your identity stolen may result in financial loss plus the cost of trying to restore your good name.
Building a Solid Financial Foundation
Sustain financial well-being or create wealth through these actions.
Social Security: The 64,000 Dollar Question
One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.
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What Is My Current Net Worth?
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
Interested in a Fuel Efficient Car?
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
What Is My Life Expectancy?
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
What's My Potential Estate Tax?
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
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Your Cash Flow Statement
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Managing Your Lifestyle
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
5 Smart Investing Principles
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Investment Strategies for Retirement
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
An Inside Look at Retirement Living
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
5 Smart Investing Strategies
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
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Should You Invest in Exchange Traded Funds?
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
Once Upon a Goal
Do you know how to set up your financial goals for success? This knight does.
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?”
The Wild West of Data Theft
Learn about cyber liability insurance in this entertaining video.
Bridging the Confidence Gap
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?