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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

Is Term Life Insurance for You?

Is Term Life Insurance for You?

Term insurance is the simplest form of life insurance. Here's how it works.

The Pre-Retirement Checklist

The Pre-Retirement Checklist

This checklist can give you a quick snapshot of how prepared you are.

Important Birthdays Over 50

Important Birthdays Over 50

Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.

 

Is a SEP-IRA Right for Your Business?

For some, the idea of establishing a retirement strategy evokes worries about complicated reporting and administration.

Donating Art: Taxation Abstraction

The tax rules that govern donating art are complex and confusing. Take a closer look.

Retirement Income and the Traditional Portfolio

Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.

Insuring Your Business Against Cyber Liability

90% of small businesses in the U.S. don't protect their data from cyber attacks. Is your business at risk?

IRA Withdrawals that Escape the 10% Tax Penalty

The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.

Buying Auto Insurance For Teen Drivers

Tips on insuring your teen driver.

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My Retirement Savings

Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.

Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

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

Paying Off a Credit Card

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

Estimate Your RMD

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

Inflation & Retirement

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

Comparing Investments

This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.

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Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

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Jane Bond: Infiltrating the Market

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

The Cycle of Investing

Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.

When Do You Need a Will?

When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.

It May Be Time for a Financial Checkup

It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial advisor about changes in your situation.

Your DNA Test

If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.

Jane Bond: Decoding Diversification

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.

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