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 financial 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.
Rightsizing for Retirement
What does your home really cost?
How Does Your Credit Score Compare?
Have you ever wondered how your credit score compares to the rest of the country? Take a look and see.
Women and Financial Strategies
Most women don’t shy away from the day-to-day financial decisions, but some may be leaving their future to chance.
Important items to consider when purchasing condo insurance.
This worksheet can help you estimate the costs of a four-year college program.
Drinking may be a “rite of passage” for teens, but when it occurs in your home you may be held responsible for their actions.
Among stock-market investors there’s long been a debate between those who favor value and those who favor growth.
Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.
Lifestyle considerations in creating your retirement portfolio.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
What does your home really cost?
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.
Ever lost your wallet? Frustrating. Here’s what you can do to keep yourself safe.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.