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—we can help you address your most pressing money questions.
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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 my website, send me 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.
Life and Death of a Twenty Dollar Bill
How long does a $20 bill last?
Inflation & Your Money
It's important to understand how inflation is reported and how it can affect investments.
U.S. Personal Savings Rate
What can be learned from the savings rate?
Roth 401(k) plans combine features of traditional 401(k) plans with those of a Roth IRA.
There are common mistakes you can avoid when saving for retirement.
For homeowners who think their property taxes are too high, there are ways to appeal.
Have you ever wondered how your credit score compares to the rest of the country? Take a look and see.
Umbrella liability can be a fairly inexpensive way to help shelter current assets and future income from the unexpected.
Knowing how insurance deductibles work can help you save money and give you peace of mind.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
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.
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
Here’s a crash course on saving for college.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
Do you know these three personal finance sayings?
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.