Your Financial Future
Today’s economic environment presents many challenges. But along with these challenges come 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 our 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 our 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 Avantax.
Download our Free Social Security Ebook!
Navigating the ins and outs of Social Security can be confusing. Luckily, we're here to help. This Ebook has the tools you need to get started developing your Social Security strategy.
Critical Estate Documents
Sound estate management includes creating financial and healthcare documents. Here's an inside look.
Yours, Mine and Ours: Estate Strategies for Second Marriages
Second marriages are a trigger event to revisit any existing estate strategies.
Events on Wall Street
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
The tax rules that govern donating art are complex and confusing. Take a closer look.
Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.
In investments, one great debate asks the question, “Active or Passive Investing: Which Is Better?”
You’re hit by an uninsured driver. Now what? Are you protected against financial losses?
Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.
Do your insurance needs stay the same when the nest empties?
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
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.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.
Do you know how to set up your financial goals for success? This knight does.
You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”
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.