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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

Planning for Special Needs Children

Planning for Special Needs Children

Planning for a special-needs child can be complicated, confusing, and even overwhelming.

Choosing a Mortgage

Choosing a Mortgage

Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.

Traditional vs. Roth IRA

Traditional vs. Roth IRA

One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.

 

Investing with Your Heart

For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.

A Home Insurance Claim: To File Or Not To File

Learn when it may not make sense to file a claim on your home insurance.

How Stocks Work

Understanding how a stock works is key to understanding your investments.

Your Emergency Fund: How Much Is Enough?

Having an emergency fund may help alleviate the stress and worry associated with a financial crisis.

Choosing a Retirement Plan that Fits Your Business

To choose a plan, it’s important to ask yourself four key questions.

To Catch a Thief

Having your identity stolen may result in financial loss plus the cost of trying to restore your good name.

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Federal Income Tax

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

Estimate Your RMD

Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.

Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

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

Bi-Weekly Payments

This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.

Inflation & Retirement

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

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An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

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.

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Social Security: By the Numbers

Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.

Jane Bond: Infiltrating the Market

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.

Choosing a Mortgage

Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.

Can Election Results Predict the Market?

How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?

The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Do you know these three personal finance sayings?

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.

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