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Understanding Today's Financial Environment
Knowledge is power. It’s also the foundation for intelligent, well-considered decisions. Sound decisions are vital in helping you pursue your goals and avoid costly mistakes that can affect your future.
As a financial professional, I am committed to helping people just like you create a game plan for pursuing their dreams. Once I understand your risk tolerance, time horizon and goals, I’ll work diligently to develop a program that carefully balances investment strategies with preserving principal.
Today’s economic environment brings challenges. But along with challenges come opportunities and potential rewards. I work closely with my clients to evaluate those opportunities and get in position to reap those rewards. I enjoy helping people build a solid financial foundation for the future.
I invite you to check out all the material on my website. If something prompts a question, please send me a quick email or call my office. I would enjoy speaking with you.
There’s a link between debt and stress.
A Primer on Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts
Irrevocable life insurance trusts can be important tools that may accomplish a number of estate objectives.
Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous
Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?
A change in your mindset during retirement may drive changes to your portfolio.
Simple steps may help you foil hackers and protect your privacy.
Estate tax exemptions rules appear to be stabilizing, prompting many to reconsider conventional estate strategies.
Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.
Life insurance proceeds are generally tax-free. But not in all cases.
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
The average retirement lasts for 18 years. Are you prepared to fill that many days?
A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
Do you know these three personal finance sayings?