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.
Buying vs. Leasing a Car
Whatever your relationship with your car, it may eventually come time for a new one. Familiarize yourself with your options.
The Richest Man in Babylon
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
The Rule of 72
Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.
Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.
Gaining a better understanding of municipal bonds makes more sense than ever.
The tax rules that govern donating art are complex and confusing. Take a closer look.
Roth 401(k) plans combine features of traditional 401(k) plans with those of a Roth IRA.
For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.
One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
When do you need a will? The answer is easy: right now.
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate.
Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.
As the economy gathers momentum, many are waiting for their personal finances to gather momentum, too.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, infiltrating the world of bonds.