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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— Fortune Financial and Insurance 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 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. We'll get back to you quickly with a thoughtful answer.  Our services include certified financial planning, retirement income planning, both term and permanent life insurance, health insurance, long term care insurance, annuities, and various investment products and solutions.

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The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth

The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth

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Five strategies for managing your student debt.

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Term vs. Permanent Life Insurance

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Immediate vs. Deferred Annuities

Looking forward to retirement? It's critical to understand the difference between immediate and deferred annuities.

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How Compound Interest Works

Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.

Saving for Retirement

This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.

My Retirement Savings

Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

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With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.

Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

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5 Smart Investing Principles

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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Keys to Investing for Retirement

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Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Tax Management Strategies

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

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The Cycle of Investing

Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

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Should You Ever Retire?

A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.

What Smart Investors Know

Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.

Ready for Retirement?

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$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.

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