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.
How Income Taxes Work
A quick look at how federal income taxes work.
Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets
An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.
A Living Trust Primer
Living trusts are popular, but their appropriateness will depend upon your individual needs and objectives.
Couples may be able to head off many of the problems in a marriage that money can cause.
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
If you have a traditional IRA, you may have the opportunity to extend its tax-deferred status across multiple generations.
Your credit score may influence how much you pay for auto and home insurance.
Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.
Don’t overlook the need for renter’s insurance if you rent your home.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial advisor about changes in your situation.
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.