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.
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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.
You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.
Succeeding at Business Succession
There are a number of reasons for business owners to consider a business succession plan sooner rather than later.
What is the Value of Your Business?
Ascertaining the value of your business is important for a variety of reasons.
Understanding the value of a home warranty.
Variable Universal Life is permanent insurance in which the policyholder directs how premiums are invested.
Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.
Even if you’re young and single, you should still consider protecting yourself.
If you’re thinking of leasing a new car, then you shouldn’t forget about gap insurance.
Currency has been around for a long time. Here’s a quick history lesson.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
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.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
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.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.
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.
How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?