Adding Clarity to Your Financial Future
In today’s 24-hour news cycle there is a lot of "noise" in the media about investments, financial markets and planning for retirement. There is good information out there, but there is also a great deal of inaccurate and biased information to be wary of.
Jumping from one investment theme to another can cause investors to make of "knee-jerk" reactions in managing their investments. Those quick decisions may make sense or feel good at the time. However, over time those decisions hurt investors by distracting them from their long-term investment goals and by focusing on what they can't control, rather than what they can control.
Whether you’re considering retirement—or looking to better understand certain investment ideas—I can help you address your most pressing money questions and add clarity to your financial future.
My first priority is your overall financial success. I 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 for success.
My 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. I'll get back to you quickly with a thoughtful answer.
Can Group, Private Disability Policies Work Together?
Loss of income from disability has the potential to cause financial hardship. Disability insurance can help.
Required Reading: The Economic Report of the President
The Economic Report of the President can help identify the forces driving — or dragging — the economy.
You May Need to Make Estimated Tax Payments If…
Have income that isn’t subject to tax withholding? Or insufficient withholdings? You may have to pay estimated taxes.
For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.
Looking forward to retirement? It's critical to understand the difference between immediate and deferred annuities.
International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.
The true cost of raising a child may be far more than you expect.
Do you know where the idea of “retirement” comes from?
What’s the deal with your yearly free credit report?
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?