Your Financial Future
Today’s economic environment presents many challenges. 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—I can help you address your most pressing money questions.
My site is filled with educational videos, articles, presentations, and calculators designed to help you learn more about the world of personal finance. Please feel free to contact me with any questions.
Three Key Questions to Answer Before Taking Social Security
When to start? Should I continue to work? How can I maximize my benefit?
Keeping Up with the Joneses
Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?
What Our Kids Can Teach us About Saving Money
Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.
Five strategies for managing your student debt.
Here are some simple and inexpensive energy-saving tips that may help you save money.
Can you keep up with your children’s mobile slang?
Building wealth requires protection from the forces of wealth destruction.
One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.
For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Have you found yourself suddenly single? Here are 3 steps to take right now.
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
What does your home really cost?
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.