Your Financial Future
Investments, taxes, insurance, estate planning: the list of financial concerns and considerations facing you today is seemingly endless. And there are no easy answers.
I am in the business of helping my clients address all their financial challenges. I do this by using a total wealth management approach. Each area is important individually, but managing them all collectively is one of the most important considerations in your overall financial success.
My approach can help you invest conservatively, reduce your exposure to taxes, meet your insurance needs and provides a plan to successfully transfer your wealth to your children and grandchildren. Among my financial offerings are:
- Tax-advantaged investing - to reduce your tax liability and let more of your money work for you
- College planning - long-term planning to ensure you’re ready when your children are
- Retirement planning - to design an investment strategy to help you pursue all of your retirement goals
- Access to Investments - for diversification and professional management
If this method of meeting your financial needs sounds appealing, I invite you to spend some time exploring this site. I also welcome the opportunity to hear from you. If you have questions about your financial situation, please do not hesitate to call or email me.
Paying Off a Credit Card
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
Capital Gains Tax Estimator
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
Mortgages in Retirement
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Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
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A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
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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.
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
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