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Maximize Your Social Security

Using software, we analyze hundreds of possible election strategies and identify the one that offers the highest lifetime value. Electing Social Security is one of the biggest decisions you'll make about retirement. Many people stand to gain or lose more than $100,000 in benefits depending on how they make this one decision.

 

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Our first priority is helping you take care of yourself and your family. 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 my foundation of success.

Our site is filled with educational videos, articles, slideshows, and calculators designed to help you learn more. As you search our site, 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.



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Term vs. Permanent Life Insurance

Term vs. Permanent Life Insurance

When considering life insurance, it's important to understand your options.

The Richest Man in Babylon

The Richest Man in Babylon

In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.

9 Facts About Social Security

9 Facts About Social Security

There are things about Social Security that might surprise you.

 

Insuring Your Business Against Cyber Liability

90% of small businesses in the U.S. don't protect their data from cyber attacks. Is your business at risk?

What to Look for in a Long-Term Care Policy

Here’s a list of 10 questions to ask that may help you better understand the costs and benefits of long-term-care insurance.

Weighing the Benefits of Prepaid Debit Cards

It's important to understand the pros and cons when considering a prepaid debit card.

Stop Wasting Money

One way to find money is to examine your current spending habits and eliminate money wasters.

Insurance Needs Assessment: For Empty Nesters and Retirees

Do your insurance needs stay the same when the nest empties?

You Would Rather Be...

Are you a thrill seeker, or content to relax in the backyard? Use this flowchart to find out more about your risk tolerance.

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Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

Self-Employed Retirement Plans

Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.

Inflation & Retirement

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

Federal Income Tax

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

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

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5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

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When Special Care Is Needed: The Special Needs Trust

A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.

A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.

The Business Cycle

How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?

Should You Ever Retire?

A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.

Can Election Results Predict the Market?

How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?

Global and International Funds

Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?

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