What do we do?
- We provide individualized advice and services to help affluent individuals and small business owners plan for the future, manage risk, work to accumulate & preserve personal wealth, retire comfortably and create wonderful legacies.
- With 2 distinct practice sections and an experienced team of specialists, we complement investment management services with income and estate tax planning, insurance analysis, Roth IRA conversions, tax loss harvesting and other creative financial strategies.
What makes us different?
- Independence with reach - Unlike many advisors, who follow the direction of large banks, brokerage firms or insurance companies, we are guided by our own values, principles and professional judgment, yet we have direct access to world renowned experts, software tools, research departments and product sponsors. Client needs alone drive our decisions.
- Commonality - and diversity - of interests - We share many goals, wishes and concerns with our clients.
Why should we be working for you?
- Plain and simple.....WE CARE!
... enough to attain professional credentials and technical specialization.
... enough to be independent.
... enough to have among the top financial tools, products and professionals.
... enough to keep costs down without sacrificing quality.
... enough to communicate regularly and know our clients through and through.
... enough to help prevent clients from making herd-mentality mistakes that are prevalent in uncertain times.
... enough to earn and keep the trust of our clients - we serve multiple generations for most of our clients.
We are a branch office of LPL Financial, America's largest independent broker/dealer, as reported by Financial Planning magazine, June 1996-2015, based on total revenue. We are proud of the confidence that current clients have placed in us, and are happy to provide professional references.
Making Your Tax Bracket Work
Have you explored all of your choices when it comes to managing your taxable income?
A Primer on Dividends
A company's profits can be reinvested or paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."
The Business Cycle
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
Business owners may be able to protect themselves from the financial consequences of losing a key employee.
This worksheet can help you estimate the costs of a four-year college program.
Workers 50+ may make contributions to their qualified retirement plans above the limits imposed on younger workers.
When to start? Should I continue to work? How can I maximize my benefit?
Over time, different investments' performances can shift a portfolio’s intent and risk profile. Rebalancing may be critical.
Have you ever wondered how your credit score compares to the rest of the country? Take a look and see.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
What does your home really cost?
Tulips were the first, but won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
A quick history of the Federal Reserve and overview of what it does.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.