Your Financial Future
The economic environment today presents many challenges. The headlines are frightening and the repercussions of wrong or poor decisions are potentially disastrous. That is why educating our clients makes us different.
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. Then we look holistically and comprehensively at all of your financial situations to piece together a plan that will work cohesively. Your plan is then re-evaluated regularly to allow changes as your financial issues and goals change.
Our clients are our family. Long-term relationships that encourage open and honest communication have been the cornerstone of our foundation for success. We want you to bring concerns no matter what troubles you with confidence in our passion, pride, focus and confidentiality.
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 our website, send us any questions you may have regarding particular investment concepts or products. We will get back to you quickly with a thoughtful answer.
How to Appeal Your Property Taxes
For homeowners who think their property taxes are too high, there are ways to appeal.
Jane Bond: Scaling the Ladder
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous
Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?
Estate tax exemptions rules appear to be stabilizing, prompting many to reconsider conventional estate strategies.
In the event of an unforeseen accident or illness, disability insurance may be a good way to protect your income and savings.
Drinking may be a “rite of passage” for teens, but when it occurs in your home you may be held responsible for their actions.
Whole life insurance remains in force as long as you remain current with premiums. Here's how it works.
Why have the markets been so volatile recently?
Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.
Coaches have helped you your whole life, in ways big and small. We’d like to be one of them.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
When should you take your Social Security benefit?