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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 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. 

Helpful Content

Pullbacks, Corrections, and Bear Markets

Pullbacks, Corrections, and Bear Markets

Pullbacks, corrections, and bear markets are all a part of the investing cycle. When the market experiences volatility, it may be a good time to review these common terms.

Medicare Advantage Plans (Medicare Part C)

Medicare Advantage Plans (Medicare Part C)

Medicare Part C allows you to choose a Medicare Advantage plan. This article will help you decide if it's right for you.

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.

 

The Sequence of Returns

A look at how variable rates of return impact investors over time.

Best Vacations: By Car, By Ship, By Foot, Once in a Lifetime

Four vacation destinations you might never have thought of.

Buying vs. Leasing a Car

Whatever your relationship with your car, it may eventually come time for a new one. Familiarize yourself with your options.

Helpful Retirement Strategies for Women

Learn how to address the challenges that women face when planning for retirement.

You Would Rather Be...

Are you a thrill seeker, or content to relax in the backyard? Use this flowchart to find out more about your risk tolerance.

Strategies For Managing Student Loan Debt

Five strategies for managing your student debt.

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Saving for College

This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.

Bi-Weekly Payments

This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.

Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

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

Estimate Your RMD

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

What Is the Dividend Yield?

This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.

Social Security Taxes

Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.

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Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

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Social Security: By the Numbers

Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.

RE: Retirement

How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?

Don't Buy The Hype

There are a lot of misconceptions about Social Security. Here’s the truth about three of them.

Dog Bites and Homeowners Insurance

Reviewing coverage options is just one thing responsible pet parents can do to help look out for their dogs.

18 Years’ Worth of Days

The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?

Perception vs. Reality

There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.

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