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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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U.S. Personal Savings Rate
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Understanding Homeowner’s Insurance
Purchasing homeowners insurance is critical for protecting your home.
Stop Wasting Money
One way to find money is to examine your current spending habits and eliminate money wasters.
Maintaining good records for your business not only helps to meet your tax and legal obligations, but it can save you money.
Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right
Whole life insurance remains in force as long as you remain current with premiums. Here's how it works.
Business owners may be able to protect themselves from the financial consequences of losing a key employee.
When selecting a mortgage, one of the most critical choices is between a fixed or variable interest-rate mortgage.
Among stock-market investors there’s long been a debate between those who favor value and those who favor growth.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
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.
Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.
You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.
The average retirement lasts for 18 years. Are you prepared to fill that many days?
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.