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—I can help you address your most pressing money questions.
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What’s Your Investment IQ?
You make decisions for your portfolio, but how much do you really know about the products you buy? Try this quiz
A Cheat Sheet for Sending Your Kid to College
Dropping off your son or daughter is loaded with emotions; here are a few tips for a smoother experience.
Don’t Be Your Own Worst Enemy
Emotional biases can adversely impact financial decision making. Here’s a few to be mindful of.
As our nation ages, many Americans are turning their attention to caring for aging parents.
Maintaining good records for your business not only helps to meet your tax and legal obligations, but it can save you money.
Having your identity stolen may result in financial loss plus the cost of trying to restore your good name.
Have income that isn’t subject to tax withholding? Or insufficient withholdings? You may have to pay estimated taxes.
Drinking may be a “rite of passage” for teens, but when it occurs in your home you may be held responsible for their actions.
Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
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 estimate your capital gains tax.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
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.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
Do you know these three personal finance sayings?
2018 could be shaping up to be an interesting year.
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.