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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

Protection Against Uninsured Drivers

Protection Against Uninsured Drivers

You’re hit by an uninsured driver. Now what? Are you protected against financial losses?

Income Protection for Millennials

Income Protection for Millennials

Income protection insurance can replace earnings during a disability and recovery.

Teen Drinking and Your Liability

Teen Drinking and Your Liability

Drinking may be a “rite of passage” for teens, but when it occurs in your home you may be held responsible for their actions.

 

The Pre-Retirement Checklist

This checklist can give you a quick snapshot of how prepared you are.

What Does That Mean? IDK

Financial acronyms you should know.

Not Your Parents’ Finances

From paychecks to housing costs, millennials today are confronting very different financial challenges, opportunities and...

Mentorship for Entrepreneurs: An Invaluable Resource

Entrepreneurship can be a rewarding but solitary pursuit.

Be My Beneficiary

Financial planning for couples.

Budget Check Up: Tax Time Is the Right Time

Tax preparation may be the perfect time to give the household budget a check-up.

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Saving for Retirement

This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.

Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.

My Retirement Savings

Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

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Don't Buy The Hype

There are a lot of misconceptions about Social Security. Here’s the truth about three of them.

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

Surprise! You’ve Got Money!

Here’s a quick guide to checking to see if you have unclaimed money.

When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.

The Richest Man in Babylon

In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.

The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Do you know these three personal finance sayings?

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