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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 our website, send me a note regarding any questions you may have about any particular investment concepts or products. I willl get back to you quickly with a thoughtful answer.

Helpful Content

Insurance Needs Assessment: For Empty Nesters and Retirees

Insurance Needs Assessment: For Empty Nesters and Retirees

Do your insurance needs stay the same when the nest empties?

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Do you have causes that you want to support with donations?

How Will You Be Remembered?

How Will You Be Remembered?

Estate planning is one of the best ways to leave a lasting legacy to your loved ones.

 

Is Term Life Insurance for You?

Term insurance is the simplest form of life insurance. Here's how it works.

Assess Life Insurance Needs

How to help determine life insurance needs to provide for your family after you pass away.

The Business Cycle

Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.

A Look at Diversification

Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.

9 Facts About Social Security

There are things about Social Security that might surprise you.

Spotting Credit Trouble

The wise use of credit is a critical skill. These 10 questions will help you assess your skill level.

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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?

The Cost of Procrastination

Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.

Estate Management 101

A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate.

Your DNA Test

If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.

Where Is the Market Headed?

We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Do you have causes that you want to support with donations?

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