Understanding Today’s Financial Environment
Welcome, we are financial professionals with offices throughout Central Texas. We understand that individuals face unique challenges as they prepare for retirement. We can help take the mystery out of preparing for today and tomorrow. Whether you goal is saving for retirement, college savings, or estate strategy, our personalized service focuses your needs, wants, and financial goals and objectives.
Our professionals have years of experience in financial services. We can help you address your needs of today and for many years to come. We look forward to working with you through all stages of your life, please call (512) 381-1510.
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When Should You Take Social Security
Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.
Where Will Your Retirement Money Come From?
Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.
Required Reading: The Economic Report of the President
The Economic Report of the President can help identify the forces driving — or dragging — the economy.
Good employee health can be great for the company’s bottom line.
For some, the idea of establishing a retirement strategy evokes worries about complicated reporting and administration.
Even low inflation rates over an extended period of time can impact your finances in retirement.
Many Americans are operating their personal finances with only the barest minimum of knowledge.
The federal government requires deceased individuals to file a final income tax return.
Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.
A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.
Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.