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At the heart of every company is it's people. When integrity and values are aligned, decisions are easy. As an individual, I use my experience, skills, and understanding of your needs as I build a financial plan with the goal of having the highest likelihood helping you face challenges with success. As a team, we take pride in caring for our clients as our family and friends by listening and being giving of our time.

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Debt Stress

Debt Stress

There’s a link between debt and stress.

Is a Variable Annuity Right for Me?

Is a Variable Annuity Right for Me?

Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right

What If You Get Audited?

What If You Get Audited?

The chances of an IRS audit aren't that high. And being audited does not necessarily imply that the IRS suspects wrongdoing.

 

Asset Allocation

Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.

Protecting Your Home Against Flood Loss

Protect yourself against the damage that your homeowners policy doesn’t cover.

Term vs. Permanent Life Insurance

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

How to Appeal Your Property Taxes

For homeowners who think their property taxes are too high, there are ways to appeal.

A Decision Not Made Is Still a Decision

Investors who put off important investment decisions may face potential consequence to their future financial security.

Dog Bites Neighbor. Now What?

Even dogs have bad days. So, what happens when your dog bites a neighbor or passing pedestrian?

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Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

Bi-Weekly Payments

This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.

Assess Your Life Insurance Needs

This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.

Disability Income

This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.

Contributing to an IRA?

Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

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

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Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

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Your DNA Test

If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.

Events on Wall Street

Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.

Investments

You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.

Should You Invest in Exchange Traded Funds?

There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?

The Fed and How It Got That Way

Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.

Bursting the Bubble

Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?

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