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Today’s economic environment presents many challenges. But along with these challenges come 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 are the cornerstone of a successful financial plan.

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 us a note regarding questions you may have about any particular investment concepts or products. We'll get back to you quickly with a thoughtful answer. 

Helpful Content

Tax Rules When Selling Your Home

Tax Rules When Selling Your Home

The tax rules governing profits you realize from the sale of your home have changed in recent years.

The Richest Man in Babylon

The Richest Man in Babylon

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

Forecast

Forecast

The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.

 

What's New for Social Security?

There have been a number of changes to Social Security that may affect you, especially if you are nearing retirement.

Four Really Good Reasons to Invest

There are four very good reasons to start investing. Do you know what they are?

Creative Ways to Motivate Your Employees

Five creative (and inexpensive) ideas for motivating your employees.

Is a SEP-IRA Right for Your Business?

For some, the idea of establishing a retirement strategy evokes worries about complicated reporting and administration.

How the Federal Reserve Works

Each day, the Fed is behind the scenes supporting the economy and providing services to the U.S. financial system.

How Insurance Deductibles Work

Knowing how insurance deductibles work can help you save money and give you peace of mind.

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My Retirement Savings

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

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.

Disability Income

This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

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

How Compound Interest Works

Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.

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Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

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The Rule of 72

Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.

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

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 Real Cost of a Vacation Home

What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?

Retirement Redefined

Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.

Should You Ever Retire?

A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.

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