Financial Clarity through Refreshing Honesty
In today’s day and age, there is not enough education, too much information out there, not enough time, and too many distractions for the average person to plan effectively for their financial lives. I believe that the financial planning process can be a cool experience and I serve people who are too busy managing the rest of their busy lives to fully dive into the weeds of finance.
Your Emergency Fund: How Much Is Enough?
Having an emergency fund may help alleviate the stress and worry associated with a financial crisis.
What Our Kids Can Teach us About Saving Money
Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.
How Insurance Deductibles Work
Knowing how insurance deductibles work can help you save money and give you peace of mind.
The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.
In investments, one great debate asks the question, “Active or Passive Investing: Which Is Better?”
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Second marriages are a trigger event to revisit any existing estate strategies.
Over time, different investments' performances can shift a portfolio’s intent and risk profile. Rebalancing may be critical.
Umbrella liability can be a fairly inexpensive way to help shelter current assets and future income from the unexpected.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
The average retirement lasts for 18 years. Are you prepared to fill that many days?
What is your plan for health care during retirement?
That big list of dreams and goals isn't the only way to look at your bucket list.
The seas of the market are constantly shifting. Whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.
Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.
When should you take your Social Security benefit?