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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 Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit

A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit

Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.

A New Way to Look at Your Bucket List

A New Way to Look at Your Bucket List

That big list of dreams and goals isn't the only way to look at your bucket list.

Women and Retirement

Women and Retirement

Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.

 

Succeeding at Business Succession

There are a number of reasons for business owners to consider a business succession plan sooner rather than later.

Avoiding Cognitive Decline

Try these activities to keep your brain sharp.

Pay Yourself First

It sounds simple, but paying yourself first can really pay off.

Life and Death of a Twenty Dollar Bill

How long does a $20 bill last?

When Does Your Personal Car Become a Commercial Vehicle?

At what point can you call a personal vehicle commercial?

Revising Estate Strategy Assumptions

Estate tax exemptions rules appear to be stabilizing, prompting many to reconsider conventional estate strategies.

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Inflation & Retirement

Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.

What Is My Current Net Worth?

Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.

My Retirement Savings

Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.

Impact of Taxes and Inflation

Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.

Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)

This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

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Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

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Rightsizing for Retirement

What does your home really cost?

When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.

Tuning Your Social Security Benefit

When should you take your Social Security benefit?

The Other Sure Thing

Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?

Global and International Funds

Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?

Emerging Market Opportunities

What are your options for investing in emerging markets?

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