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Your Financial Future

Today’s economic environment presents many challenges.  Along with these challenges come 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. By learning about your personal situation, we identify your goals, understand your tolerance for risk, and start you toward realizing your dreams. Long-term relationships that encourage open and honest communication are the cornerstone of our 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.

Helpful Content

A Primer on Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts

A Primer on Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts

Irrevocable life insurance trusts can be important tools that may accomplish a number of estate objectives.

The Value of Insuring Against Life’s Risks

The Value of Insuring Against Life’s Risks

Building wealth requires protection from the forces of wealth destruction.

The Economic Journey of Your Morning Coffee

The Economic Journey of Your Morning Coffee

Few contemplate the complex journey that brought their coffee from farm to kitchen table.

 

TIPS for Inflation

If you are concerned about inflation and expect short-term interest rates may increase, TIPS could be worth considering.

Red Flags for Tax Auditors

Here are six flags that may make your tax return prime for an IRS audit.

Insuring Your Second Home

There are unique risks of owning a second home and obtaining the proper coverage may protect you from financial risk.

Insuring Your Business With a Buy/Sell Agreement

It may help your business be better prepared in the event of the death of a principal or key employee.

The Anatomy of an Index

The S&P 500 represents a large portion of the value of the U.S. equity market, it may be worth understanding.

Traditional vs. Roth IRA

One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.

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What Is My Current Cash Flow?

Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

Federal Income Tax

Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.

Annuity Comparison

This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.

Lifetime of Earnings

Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.

Paying Off a Credit Card

Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.

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Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

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What Can a Million Dollars Buy You?

$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.

The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth

Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?

Once Upon a Goal

Do you know how to set up your financial goals for success? This knight does.

From Boats to Brokers

From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.

Forecast

The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.

18 Years’ Worth of Days

The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?

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