Building a Connection
Our financial picture is evidence of the life we choose to lead. The people we cherish, the places we explore and the objects we treasure are etched in the folds of our wallets. Our wealth is a meaningful force in the landscape of our lives. Our spending patterns become the powerful lens through which we examine our philosophies, our values, and our dreams.
We understand that your life is not simply an equation, but a careful patchwork of experiences. We know that analyzing your financial needs is about more than numbers. We see the unmatched value of genuine relationships. For us, it’s instinctual and there are no shortcuts. It is built over time with trust, sensitivity and reverence for the things and people you value most. It is the deep work of building a connection with our clients based on an authentic understanding of who they are and the legacy they want to leave.
Preparing for the eventual distribution of your assets may not sound enticing. But a will puts the power in your hands.
Tax Deductions You Won't Believe
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
TIPS for Inflation
If you are concerned about inflation and expect short-term interest rates may increase, TIPS could be worth considering.
Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right
Choosing to bear the financial burden of an adverse event is called self-insuring. Do you know what that entails?
For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.
Ascertaining the value of your business is important for a variety of reasons.
In the face of divorce, making changes to insurance coverage may be overlooked.
As our nation ages, many Americans are turning their attention to caring for aging parents.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Have you found yourself suddenly single? Here are 3 steps to take right now.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.