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. 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.
Bursting the Bubble
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
Estimating the Cost of College
This worksheet can help you estimate the costs of a four-year college program.
Global and International Funds
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
Divorce is the second most stressful time in a person's life. Here's some tips to get through it.
Even if you’re young and single, you should still consider protecting yourself.
Here are six flags that may make your tax return prime for an IRS audit.
Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right
If you’re thinking of leasing a new car, then you shouldn’t forget about gap insurance.
Can you keep up with your children’s mobile slang?
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
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.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?
Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?
What does your home really cost?
Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.