The world has certainly changed! Remember when people worked at the same job, lived in the same house, and one spouse could support the whole family? Well, as Bob Dylan once said “times they are a changin.” No longer can you rely on a hefty pension or rely on social security to carry you through retirement.
Your dreams and hopes may not have changed but everything else has. How you will achieve your dreams has become more and more complicated, especially when it comes to your finances.
You need a retirement blueprint. Much like building a house you need someone that understands all the components of the project and can “put it all together.” That’s where we can help you!
We hope your visit here will help you understand the opportunities and potential rewards that are available when you take a proactive approach to your personal financial situation. We have created this Web site to help you gain a better understanding of the financial concepts behind insurance, investing, retirement, estate planning, and wealth preservation. Most important, we hope you see the value of working with skilled professionals to pursue your financial goals.
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Orchestrating Your Retirement Accounts
Getting the instruments of your retirement to work in concert may go far in realizing the retirement you imagine.
You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.
The Latte Lie and Other Myths
Do you know these three personal finance sayings?
For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.
It's important to understand the pros and cons when considering a prepaid debit card.
Learn when it may not make sense to file a claim on your home insurance.
A quick look at how federal income taxes work.
Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right
Beware of these traps that could upend your retirement.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
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.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
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.
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.