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Today’s economic and tax 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.

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Helpful Content

You May Need to Make Estimated Tax Payments If…

You May Need to Make Estimated Tax Payments If…

Have income that isn’t subject to tax withholding? Or insufficient withholdings? You may have to pay estimated taxes.

Money that Buys Good Health is Never Ill Spent

Money that Buys Good Health is Never Ill Spent

It's important to make sure your retirement strategy anticipates health-care expenses.

Death is No Excuse

Death is No Excuse

The federal government requires deceased individuals to file a final income tax return.

 

The Cost of Procrastination

Don't let procrastination keep you from pursuing your financial dreams and goals.

Bitcoin 101

Bitcoin has emerged as a digital currency that exists virtually, making it different in fundamental ways.

TIPS for Inflation

If you are concerned about inflation and expect short-term interest rates may increase, TIPS could be worth considering.

The Anatomy of an Index

The S&P 500 represents a large portion of the value of the U.S. equity market, it may be worth understanding.

Planning for the Expected

You can plan ahead to protect yourself and your family against the financial consequences of deteriorating health.

Traditional vs. Roth IRA

One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.

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Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

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

Comparing Mortgage Terms

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

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

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

Saving for Retirement

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

Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

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Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

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Events on Wall Street

Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.

18 Years Worth of Days

The average retirement lasts for 18 years. Are you prepared to fill that many days?

The Cycle of Investing

Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.

The Facts About Income Tax

Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.

Emerging Market Opportunities

What are your options for investing in emerging markets?

Rightsizing for Retirement

What does your home really cost?

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