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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.

Helpful Content

The Junk Drawer Approach to Investing

The Junk Drawer Approach to Investing

It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.

What Is the Dividend Yield?

What Is the Dividend Yield?

This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.

How to Make the Tax Code Work for You

How to Make the Tax Code Work for You

When you take the time to learn more about how it works, you may be able to put the tax code to work for you.

 

What Do Fine Wine and Financial Planning Have in Common?

Do you love wine? Next question: Are you financially confident? This one is a little harder to answer, right?

Financial Fixes: 5 Tips for Handling Inheritance

Remember that family reunion you wanted to forget?

Gifting of A Stronger Financial Future

Here’s a gift idea that can help create a stronger financial future for your child or grandchild.

How Growing a Business is Like Raising a Child

Careful and considered planning can help you nurture your business through its lifecycle into an independent enterprise.

Retiree Health Care Coverage Overseas

Retirees traveling abroad need to know that their health insurance travels with them.

The Big Picture–Little Focus on Big Issues

If the stock market is hitting record highs, why aren’t money managers feeling the love?

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Historical Inflation

This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.

Contributing to an IRA?

Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.

Self-Employed Retirement Plans

Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.

Paying Off a Credit Card

Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.

Lifetime of Earnings

Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

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.

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

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Coaches

Coaches have helped you your whole life, in ways big and small. We’d like to be one of them.

The Junk Drawer Approach to Investing

It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.

Jane Bond: Scaling the Ladder

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.

Understanding Dividends

Find out the value working with a mutual company and how you may be entitled to an added benefit of an annual dividend.

A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.

The Cost of Procrastination

Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.

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