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—Richard 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.
Preparing for the eventual distribution of your assets may not sound enticing. But a will puts the power in your hands.
The Rule of 72
Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.
How Financial Advisors Are Compensated
Read this overview to learn how financial advisors are compensated.
For homeowners who think their property taxes are too high, there are ways to appeal.
The S&P 500 represents a large portion of the value of the U.S. equity market, it may be worth understanding.
Have income that isn’t subject to tax withholding? Or insufficient withholdings? You may have to pay estimated taxes.
How long does a $20 bill last?
Drinking may be a “rite of passage” for teens, but when it occurs in your home you may be held responsible for their actions.
Having your identity stolen may result in financial loss plus the cost of trying to restore your good name.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
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.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
What does your home really cost?
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
Roth IRAs are tax advantaged in a different way from traditional IRAs.
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
What is your plan for health care during retirement?