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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.
The Richest Man in Babylon
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
Crowdfunding—Capital for the 21st Century
Crowdfunding continues to gain momentum as more people search the Internet for financing and fundraising alternatives.
What Is a 1035 Exchange?
1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.
Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.
Estate management can help ensure that your assets are transferred according to your wishes while managing tax issues.
Can you keep up with your children’s mobile slang?
Solve a mystery while learning how important your credit report is with this story-driven interactive.
Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.
International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Here’s a quick guide to checking to see if you have unclaimed money.
Have you found yourself suddenly single? Here are 3 steps to take right now.
Do you know how to set up your financial goals for success? This knight does.
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.