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 our 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 our website, send us 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.
Your DNA Test
If you have a family that relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.
U.S. Personal Savings Rate
What can be learned from the savings rate?
What Is an Annuity?
Annuities are versatile tools that can help you save for retirement and generate income in retirement.
Sound estate management includes creating financial and healthcare documents. Here's an inside look.
Probate can be a completely public process, or it can be managed to include as little information as possible.
To choose a plan, it’s important to ask yourself four key questions.
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
You taught them how to read and how to ride a bike, but have you taught your children how to manage money?
Having an emergency fund may help alleviate the stress and worry associated with a financial crisis.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate.
Recent changes in estate tax laws could affect the strategy you have in place.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
The question used to be how low can interest rates go. Now it's how long can rates remain at their historic low levels?
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.