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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.
*These services are offered by Steven Kanouse through his affiliation with H.D. Vest Investment Services SM and H.D. Vest Advisor Services SM.
How Big is Money?
Learn a little about worldwide currency in this fun infographic
When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
What’s the deal with your yearly free credit report?
Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.
Important as it is, Medicare does not cover the full range of health-care expenses you may experience in your golden years.
Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.
Five phases to changing unhealthy behaviors.
At what point can you call a personal vehicle commercial?
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
What does your home really cost?
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
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Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.
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