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Navigating Your Future


We specialize in working with pre-retirees and new arrivals to the Round Rock and Austin area who want:

  • A financial plan that organizes assets and future income streams
  • Confidence that they will be able to retire on their own terms
  • Personalized attention to help them grow and protect their wealth

While our clients may have common financial concerns, you have your own unique story. We help you to visualize your goals, feel confident about your choices, and regularly review your portfolio and financial planning concerns to ensure you are staying on course.


Our site is filled with educational videos, articles, slideshows, and calculators designed to help you learn more.  As you search our site, please feel free to contact me with any questions you may have about any particular investment concerns or products.


Helpful Content

Red Flags for Tax Auditors

Red Flags for Tax Auditors

Here are six flags that may make your tax return prime for an IRS audit.

When Do You Need a Will?

When Do You Need a Will?

When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.

IRA Withdrawals that Escape the 10% Tax Penalty

IRA Withdrawals that Escape the 10% Tax Penalty

The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.

 

Insuring Your Business With a Buy/Sell Agreement

It may help your business be better prepared in the event of the death of a principal or key employee.

Donating Art: Taxation Abstraction

The tax rules that govern donating art are complex and confusing. Take a closer look.

Crowdfunding—Capital for the 21st Century

Crowdfunding continues to gain momentum as more people search the Internet for financing and fundraising alternatives.

An Overview of Renter’s Insurance

Don’t overlook the need for renter’s insurance if you rent your home.

Filing Final Tax Returns for the Deceased

The federal government requires deceased individuals to file a final income tax return.

Four Great, Unexpected Places to Raise a Family

Here are 4 great, and sometimes unexpected, places to raise a family.

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Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.

Home Mortgage Deduction

Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.

How Compound Interest Works

Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

Contributing to an IRA?

Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.

What Is the Dividend Yield?

This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.

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Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

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Social Security: By the Numbers

Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.

The Latte Lie and Other Myths

Do you know these three personal finance sayings?

The Other Sure Thing

Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?

The Richest Man in Babylon

In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.

Bridging the Confidence Gap

In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.

Bursting the Bubble

Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?

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