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.
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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.
Questions to Consider When Buying a Vacation Home
Doing your research is key before buying a vacation home.
Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process.
Information vs. instinct. Are your choices based on evidence of emotion?
What's your vision of retirement?
Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right.
International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.
There are things about Social Security that might surprise you.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
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.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
This short video illustrates why knowing when to retire can be a crucial part of your strategy.
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?
Preparing for the unexpected can make all the difference if your family relies on your income.
Ever lost your wallet? Frustrating. Here’s what you can do to keep yourself safe.