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.
Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Self-Employed Retirement Plans
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Comparing Mortgage Terms
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Is your estate in order? This short quiz may help you assess your overall strategy.
Understanding how capital gains are taxed may help you refine your investment strategies.
Term insurance is the simplest form of life insurance. Here's how it works.
Military families face unique challenges, making personal finance even more critical.
Choosing to bear the financial burden of an adverse event is called self-insuring. Do you know what that entails?
Learn when it may not make sense to file a claim on your home insurance.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Ever lost your wallet? Frustrating. Here’s what you can do to keep yourself safe.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.
Here’s a crash course on saving for college.
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.