Your Financial Future
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—I can help you address your most pressing money questions.
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Inflation and Your Portfolio
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
Social Security: By the Numbers
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
A Primer on Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts
Irrevocable life insurance trusts can be important tools that may accomplish a number of estate objectives.
As our nation ages, many Americans are turning their attention to caring for aging parents.
An increasing number have been developed to help individuals with their personal finances.
How much do you know about one of the most important tools you have to help protect your and your family’s financial future?
A four-step framework for building a personal legacy.
Learn about the average American budget in this fun and interactive piece.
To choose a plan, it’s important to ask yourself four key questions.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
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.
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
Do you know these three personal finance sayings?
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?