Understanding Today’s Financial Environment
We understand that individuals face distinct 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 estate planning, our personalized service focuses your needs, wants, and financial goals and objectives.
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“Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams to Watch For
Every year the IRS releases its list of tax scams, spotlighting some ways that people try to separate you from your money.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
How to Make the Tax Code Work for You
When you take the time to learn more about how it works, you may be able to put the tax code to work for you.
The chances of an IRS audit aren't that high. And being audited does not necessarily imply that the IRS suspects wrongdoing.
When your child has income, there’s a good chance that he or she will need to report it and pay taxes.
Each day, the Fed is behind the scenes supporting the economy and providing services to the U.S. financial system.
Couples may be able to head off many of the problems in a marriage that money can cause.
Investors who put off important investment decisions may face potential consequence to their future financial security.
For homeowners who think their property taxes are too high, there are ways to appeal.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
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.
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.