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.
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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.
Acres of Diamonds
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.
Finding the Balance
The sandwich generation faces unique challenges. For many, meeting needs is a matter of finding a balance.
Exploring the Federal Student Grant Program
In this article, explore the benefits of the Federal Student Grant Program.
The Pros and Cons of a NUA Strategy
Learn the advantages of a Net Unrealized Appreciation strategy with this helpful article.
Retiree Health Care Coverage Overseas
Retirees traveling abroad need to know that their health insurance travels with them.
Keep Your Umbrella Handy
Umbrella liability can be a fairly inexpensive way to help shelter current assets and future income from the unexpected.
Directors and Officers Liability Insurance
Not only can D&O insurance provide financial protection, but it can help improve an organization’s decision-making.
Inflation & Your Money
It's important to understand how inflation is reported and how it can affect investments.
Budgeting After a Divorce
Divorce is the second most stressful time in a person's life. Here's some tips to get through it.
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Comparing Mortgage Terms
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
What Is My Current Cash Flow?
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Inflation & Retirement
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
What Is the Dividend Yield?
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
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.
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Managing Your Lifestyle
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Principles of Preserving Wealth
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Your Cash Flow Statement
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
5 Smart Investing Strategies
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
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A New Way to Look at Your Bucket List
Bucket lists don’t have to be for tomorrow.
Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations?
The Cycle of Investing
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
Questions to Consider When Buying a Vacation Home
Doing your research is key before buying a vacation home.
Inflation and Your Portfolio
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
The Cost of Procrastination
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.