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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

You Would Rather Be...

You Would Rather Be...

Are you a thrill seeker, or content to relax in the backyard? Use this flowchart to find out more about your risk tolerance.

How Big is Money?

How Big is Money?

Learn a little about worldwide currency in this fun infographic

The Fed and How It Got That Way

The Fed and How It Got That Way

Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.

 

How Financial Advisors Are Compensated

Read this overview to learn how financial advisors are compensated.

Crowdfunding—Capital for the 21st Century

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

Four Really Good Reasons to Invest

There are four very good reasons to start investing. Do you know what they are?

The ABC’s of Auto Insurance

What kind of auto insurance should you have? Do you know?

Social Security: Maximizing Benefits

There are other ways to maximize Social Security benefits, in addition to waiting to claim them.

Important Birthdays Over 50

Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.

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Federal Income Tax

Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.

Bi-Weekly Payments

This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.

What Is the Dividend Yield?

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

Impact of Taxes and Inflation

Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.

Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

Home Mortgage Deduction

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

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Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

Principles of Preserving Wealth

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

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

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Emerging Market Opportunities

What are your options for investing in emerging markets?

Acres of Diamonds

In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.

Extended Care: A Patchwork of Possibilities

What is your plan for health care during retirement?

Bursting the Bubble

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

Estate Management 101

A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate

It May Be Time for a Financial Checkup

It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial advisor about changes in your situation.

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