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 my 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 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.
Trends in Charitable Giving
Some people may want a more advanced gifting strategy that can maximize their gift and generate potential tax benefits.
Earnings for All Seasons
Earnings season can move markets. What is it and why is it important?
Four Steps to Valuing an Estate
Determining the value of your estate, or for someone who has passed away, can be a complex undertaking.
You can plan ahead to protect yourself and your family against the financial consequences of deteriorating health.
Read this overview to learn how financial advisors are compensated.
Solve a mystery while learning how important your credit report is with this story-driven interactive.
Are you a thrill seeker, or content to relax in the backyard? Use this flowchart to find out more about your risk tolerance.
Don’t overlook the need for renter’s insurance if you rent your home.
Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
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.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.