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.
Saving for College
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Starting a Roth IRA for a Teen
This early financial decision could prove helpful over time.
Potential Income from an IRA
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Prescription Drug Benefits Under Medicare (Part D)
Do you need to enroll in Medicare Part D? Read this article to learn more about whether you need this coverage
When Does Your Personal Car Become a Commercial Vehicle?
At what point can you call a personal vehicle commercial?
When Should You Take Social Security
Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.
Countering Counterfeit Currency
Combating counterfeiting remains core to preserving the integrity of the nation’s money.
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.
How Women Can Prepare For Retirement
Are women prepared for a 20-year retirement?
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What's My Potential Estate Tax?
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
Social Security Taxes
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Lifetime of Earnings
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
Saving for Retirement
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
A Look at Systematic Withdrawals
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
What Is My Risk Tolerance?
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
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Investment Strategies for Retirement
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Your Cash Flow Statement
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
5 Smart Investing Principles
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Protecting Those Who Matter Most
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Managing Your Lifestyle
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
5 Smart Investing Strategies
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
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Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations?
Leaving Your Lasting Legacy
Want to do more with your wealth? You might want to consider creating a charitable foundation.
The Long Run: Women and Retirement
For women, retirement strategy is a long race. It’s helpful to know the route.
Surprise! You’ve Got Money!
Here’s a quick guide to checking to see if you have unclaimed money.
Suddenly Single: 3 Steps to Take Now
Have you found yourself suddenly single? Here are 3 steps to take right now.
Inflation and Your Portfolio
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.