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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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Social Security: The Elephant in the Room

Social Security: The Elephant in the Room

Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.

Insurance Needs Assessment: Married With Children

Insurance Needs Assessment: Married With Children

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

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Best Vacations: By Car, By Ship, By Foot, Once in a Lifetime

Four vacation destinations you might never have thought of.


Best Vacations: By Car, By Ship, By Foot, Once in a Lifetime

Four vacation destinations you might never have thought of.

4 Reasons for the Return of Market Volatility

Why have the markets been so volatile recently?

Money that Buys Good Health is Never Ill Spent

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

The Cost of Procrastination

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

A Decision Not Made Is Still a Decision

Investors who put off important investment decisions may face potential consequence to their future financial security.

Personal Finance Tips for Military Families

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

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What Is My Risk Tolerance?

This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.

Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)

This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

Inflation & Retirement

Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.

How Compound Interest Works

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

Federal Income Tax

Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.

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5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

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

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The Facts About Income Tax

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

Rightsizing for Retirement

What does your home really cost?

Women and Retirement

Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.

What Our Kids Can Teach us About Saving Money

Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.

From Boats to Brokers

From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.

The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Do you know these three personal finance sayings?

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