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 our 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 our website, send us 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.
Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
Trends in Charitable Giving
Some people may want a more advanced gifting strategy that can maximize their gift and generate potential tax benefits.
The Cost of Medical Care
Learn about the risks of not having health insurance in this informative article.
Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.
Use this handy calendar to remember the year’s most important financial dates.
International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.
If you want to avoid potential surprises at tax time, it may make sense to know where you stand when it comes to the AMT.
Things to consider before retirement.
Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?
What is your plan for health care during retirement?
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.