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.
Keep Your Umbrella Handy
Umbrella liability can be a fairly inexpensive way to help shelter current assets and future income from the unexpected.
Variable Universal Life Insurance
Variable Universal Life is permanent insurance in which the policyholder directs how premiums are invested.
Term vs. Permanent Life Insurance
When considering life insurance, it's important to understand your options.
Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.
Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.
It's important to understand the pros and cons when considering a prepaid debit card.
International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.
Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.
For some, the idea of establishing a retirement strategy evokes worries about complicated reporting and administration.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
The question used to be how low can interest rates go. Now it's how long can rates remain at their historic low levels?