Your Financial Future....Connecting the Dots
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 as well as small business concerns involving accounting or taxation.
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The Business Cycle
Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.
Should You Invest in Exchange Traded Funds?
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
Global vs. International: What’s The Difference?
International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.
Have you ever wondered how your credit score compares to the rest of the country? Take a look and see.
The federal government requires deceased individuals to file a final income tax return.
Good employee health can be great for the company’s bottom line.
There have been a number of changes to Social Security that may affect you, especially if you are nearing retirement.
Are women prepared for a 20-year retirement?
This checklist can give you a quick snapshot of how prepared you are.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
Learn about the advantages of Business Owner Policies with this highly educational and fun animated video.
Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.