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I provide personalized tax, financial and investment management services to individuals and businesses.

I offer retirement planning, education planning, risk management and so much more. I offer my clients a multi-faceted approach to address their growing financial needs.

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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.

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Putting a Price Tag On Your Health

Putting a Price Tag On Your Health

Being healthy not only makes you feel good, it may also help you financially.

Required Reading: The Economic Report of the President

Required Reading: The Economic Report of the President

The Economic Report of the President can help identify the forces driving — or dragging — the economy.

5 Smart Investing Principles

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

 

6 Steps to Rewire the Mind-Money Connection

People develop their relationship with money from a young age. Yet it is never too late to change a bad financial habit.

IRA Withdrawals that Escape the 10% Tax Penalty

The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.

Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets

An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.

3 Important Insurance Considerations for Retirees

Insurance policies are designed to help protect your livelihood, your loved ones, your property and those around you.

The 12 Steps to Living Confidently: How to Set Up a Budget

Get ready. We’re about to get deep. Have you ever thought about what means, means? Yes, you can think about it for a moment…

Variable Universal Life Insurance

Variable Universal Life is permanent insurance in which the policyholder directs how premiums are invested.

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What Is My Current Cash Flow?

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

Long-Term-Care Needs

Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.

Saving for Retirement

This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.

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.

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.

Lifetime of Earnings

Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.

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Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

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Estate Management 101

A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate.

Video: The Independence of Financial and Emotional

Greater financial and emotional confidence brings greater independence. Isn’t that what it’s all about?

4 Elements of an Estate Strategy

Learn about the importance of having an estate strategy in this helpful and informative video.

Are Alternative Investments Right for You?

With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.

Global and International Funds

Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?

Don’t Myth Out on Whole Life

Whole life insurance can help protect what matters most: your family, your assets, and your legacy.

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