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—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.
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.
Investment and financial planning services are offered by Joseph Hancock, John Sweeden, Mark Ellison and Ken Hodges through their affiliation with HD Vest.
Alternative Investments - Going Mainstream
Alternative investments are going mainstream for accredited investors. It’s critical to sort through the complexity.
9 Facts About Social Security
There are things about Social Security that might surprise you.
Put It in a Letter
A letter of instruction provides additional and more personal information regarding your estate.
This worksheet can help you estimate the costs of a four-year college program.
Investors who put off important investment decisions may face potential consequence to their future financial security.
90% of small businesses in the U.S. don't protect their data from cyber attacks. Is your business at risk?
Social media may be a modern imperative for businesses looking to grow and build their brand, but it also introduces risk.
Don’t overlook the need for renter’s insurance if you rent your home.
Here’s a list of 10 questions to ask that may help you better understand the costs and benefits of long-term-care insurance.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Recent changes in estate tax laws could affect the strategy you have in place.
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
Bitcoin’s future is uncertain, but one thing is for sure: it’s the wild west out there, and there is no sheriff in town.
Are Real Estate Investment Trusts right for your portfolio?
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.
When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.