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 my 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 my website, send me 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.
Our first priority is helping you take care of yourself and your family. 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 my foundation of success.
Estimating the Cost of College
This worksheet can help you estimate the costs of a four-year college program.
Fallen Tree Damage—Who Pays?
Your liability for damages that occur when a tree on your property falls on your neighbor’s property is not clear cut.
Earnings for All Seasons
Earnings season can move markets. What is it and why is it important?
Succeeding at Business Succession
There are a number of reasons for business owners to consider a business succession plan sooner rather than later.
What is the Value of Your Business?
Ascertaining the value of your business is important for a variety of reasons.
Money Draining Food Myths
These food myths will really put a drain on your wallet.
Four Reasons Millennials Need an Estate Strategy
Estate strategies for millennials may sound like less of a concern than retirement, but young adults should prepare now.
A Look at Whole Life Insurance
Whole life insurance remains in force as long as you remain current with premiums. Here's how it works.
Five Most Overlooked Tax Deductions
Five overlooked tax deductions to help manage your tax bill.
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Federal Income Tax
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
Assess Your Life Insurance Needs
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
What Is My Current Net Worth?
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
How Much Home Can I Afford?
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Capital Gains Tax Estimator
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
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Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Your Cash Flow Statement
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Principles of Preserving Wealth
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Protecting Those Who Matter Most
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
5 Smart Investing Strategies
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Managing Your Lifestyle
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
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Acres of Diamonds
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.
Inflation and Your Portfolio
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
Retirement and Quality of Life
Asking the right questions about how you can save money for retirement without sacrificing your quality of life.
Surprise! You’ve Got Money!
Here’s a quick guide to checking to see if you have unclaimed money.
An Arm and a Leg
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.
Perception vs. Reality
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.