Understanding Today’s Financial Environment
We understand that individuals face unique challenges as they prepare for retirement. We can help take the mystery out of preparing for today and tomorrow. Whether you are investing for retirement, college savings or for an estate strategy, our personalized service helps to focus your needs, wants, and financial goals and objectives.
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Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
When to Self-Insure
Choosing to bear the financial burden of an adverse event is called self-insuring. Do you know what that entails?
All Muni Bonds Are Not Created Equal
Gaining a better understanding of municipal bonds makes more sense than ever.
Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process.
It's important to understand the pros and cons when considering a prepaid debit card.
Concerns over identity theft continue to grow, especially with data breaches at major companies and financial institutions.
Estate management can help ensure that your assets are transferred according to your wishes while managing tax issues.
It's important to make sure your retirement strategy anticipates health-care expenses.
To choose a plan, it’s important to ask yourself four key questions.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
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.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.
What does your home really cost?
What is your plan for health care during retirement?
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate