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.
Our first priority is your overall financial success. 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, 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.
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- are not deposits or other obligations of Community Shores Bank and are not guaranteed by Community Shores Bank; and,
- are subject to investment risks, including possible loss of the principal invested.
Put It in a Letter
A letter of instruction provides additional and more personal information regarding your estate.
Password Protection Strategies
Simple steps may help you foil hackers and protect your privacy.
The Utility of Sector Investing
Successful sector investing is dependent upon an accurate analysis about when to rotate in and out.
Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.
Here’s a list of 10 questions to ask that may help you better understand the costs and benefits of long-term-care insurance.
Affluent investors face unique challenges when putting together an investment strategy. Make sure you keep these in mind.
Marriage changes everything, including your insurance needs.
Is your estate in order? This short quiz may help you assess your overall strategy.
The chances of an IRS audit aren't that high. And being audited does not necessarily imply that the IRS suspects wrongdoing.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
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.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?
What does your home really cost?
If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.