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 insured by the FDIC;
- 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.
Healthcare Costs in Retirement
Without a solid approach, health care expenses may add up quickly and potentially alter your spending.
Budget Check Up: Tax Time Is the Right Time
Tax preparation may be the perfect time to give the household budget a check-up.
Estate Management Checklist
Is your estate in order? This short quiz may help you assess your overall strategy.
Choosing to bear the financial burden of an adverse event is called self-insuring. Do you know what that entails?
At what point can you call a personal vehicle commercial?
Roth 401(k) plans combine features of traditional 401(k) plans with those of a Roth IRA.
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.
The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?