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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.
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Spotting Credit Trouble
The wise use of credit is a critical skill. These 10 questions will help you assess your skill level.
Your Emergency Fund: How Much Is Enough?
Having an emergency fund may help alleviate the stress and worry associated with a financial crisis.
Extended Care: A Patchwork of Possibilities
What is your plan for health care during retirement?
Can you keep up with your children’s mobile slang?
Variable Universal Life is permanent insurance in which the policyholder directs how premiums are invested.
Understanding the types of long-term-care services—and what those services could cost—may be critical.
Umbrella liability can be a fairly inexpensive way to help shelter current assets and future income from the unexpected.
Over time, different investments' performances can shift a portfolio’s intent and risk profile. Rebalancing may be critical.
Don't let procrastination keep you from pursuing your financial dreams and goals.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
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.