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Your Money, Your Goals, Our Guidance!

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. 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 our foundation of success. 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 any questions you may have about any particular investment concepts or products. We'll get back to you quickly with a thoughtful answer. 

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Three Key Questions to Answer Before Taking Social Security

Three Key Questions to Answer Before Taking Social Security

When to start? Should I continue to work? How can I maximize my benefit?

How Income Taxes Work

How Income Taxes Work

A quick look at how federal income taxes work.

Will You Pay the AMT?

Will You Pay the AMT?

Despite recent tax-law changes, many Americans are expected to pay the AMT this year.

 

Personal Finance Tips for Military Families

Military families face unique challenges, making personal finance even more critical.

Insurance Needs Assessment:When You're Married With Children

When you’re married and have children, insurance needs will be different.

Volunteering in Retirement

For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.

Inventorying Your Possessions

Creating an inventory of your possessions can save you time, money and aggravation in the event you someday suffer losses.

Getting a Head Start on College Savings

A few strategies that may help you prepare for the cost of higher education.

Where Will Your Retirement Money Come From?

Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.

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Historical Inflation

This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.

What Is My Risk Tolerance?

This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.

Self-Employed Retirement Plans

Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.

Impact of Taxes and Inflation

Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.

Saving for Retirement

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

What Is the Dividend Yield?

This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

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.

Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

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Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.

Your Personal Recovery

As the economy gathers momentum, many are waiting for their personal finances to gather momentum, too.

When Do You Need a Will?

When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.

Suddenly Single: 3 Steps to Take Now

Have you found yourself suddenly single? Here are 3 steps to take right now.

Women and Retirement

Women are great at multi-tasking. But many drop the ball when it comes to preparing for retirement.

The Cycle of Investing

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

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