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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 financial 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

Social Security: The Elephant in the Room

Social Security: The Elephant in the Room

Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.

Problems with Probate

Problems with Probate

Probate can be a completely public process, or it can be managed to include as little information as possible.

And the Executor Is

And the Executor Is

The right executor may help ensure the distribution of your assets is done with as little upheaval as possible.

 

Four Really Good Reasons to Invest

There are four very good reasons to start investing. Do you what they are?

How Will Working Affect Social Security Benefits?

Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.

Earnings for All Seasons

Earnings season can move markets. What is it and why is it important?

Inflation - Back to the Future

Even low inflation rates over an extended period of time can impact your finances in retirement.

Protection Against Uninsured Drivers

You’re hit by an uninsured driver. Now what? Are you protected against financial losses?

Immediate vs. Deferred Annuities

Looking forward to retirement? It's critical to understand the difference between immediate and deferred annuities.

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Federal Income Tax

Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.

Inflation & Retirement

Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.

Contributing to an IRA?

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

Tax Freedom Day

Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.

Social Security Taxes

Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.

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Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

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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Jane Bond: Infiltrating the Market

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, infiltrating the world of bonds.

Will You Pay the AMT?

Despite recent tax-law changes, many Americans are expected to pay the AMT this year.

From Boats to Brokers

From the Dutch East India Company to Wall St., the stock market has a long and storied history.

The Facts About Income Tax

Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.

What to Do When You Lose Your Wallet

There are things you can do to keep yourself safe when you lose your wallet.

When Do You Need a Will?

When do you need a will? The answer is easy: right now.

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