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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My 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. I'll get back to you quickly with a thoughtful answer.
Important Birthdays Over 50
Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.
Social Security: By the Numbers
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
Tax Deductions You Won't Believe
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
Thanks to the work of three economists, we have a better understanding of what determines an asset’s price.
How to help determine life insurance needs to provide for your family after you pass away.
You make decisions for your portfolio, but how much do you really know about the products you buy? Try this quiz
How long does a $20 bill last?
What can be learned from the savings rate?
For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
The average retirement lasts for 18 years. Are you prepared to fill that many days?
If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.
It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial advisor about changes in your situation.
Do you know how to set up your financial goals for success? This knight does.
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.