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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Tax Reform: Before and After
What did the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act change? Here's a quick snapshot.
Social Security Benefits: How Much Will I Receive
Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process.
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.
Understanding the types of long-term-care services—and what those services could cost—may be critical.
Estate tax exemptions rules appear to be stabilizing, prompting many to reconsider conventional estate strategies.
Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.
It may help your business be better prepared in the event of the death of a principal or key employee.
How to help determine life insurance needs to provide for your family after you pass away.
International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
Do you know these three personal finance sayings?
Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.
That big list of dreams and goals isn't the only way to look at your bucket list.