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 our 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 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.
What Smart Investors Know
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
A Primer on Dividends
A company's profits can be reinvested or paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."
Inflation & Your Money
It's important to understand how inflation is reported and how it can affect investments.
Umbrella liability can be a fairly inexpensive way to help shelter current assets and future income from the unexpected.
Here are 4 great, and sometimes unexpected, places to raise a family.
Do your insurance needs stay the same when the nest empties?
Affluent investors face unique challenges when putting together an investment strategy. Make sure you keep these in mind.
A few strategies that may help you prepare for the cost of higher education.
To choose a plan, it’s important to ask yourself four key questions.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?