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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

What is the Value of Your Business?

What is the Value of Your Business?

Ascertaining the value of your business is important for a variety of reasons.

Trends in Charitable Giving

Trends in Charitable Giving

Some people may want a more advanced gifting strategy that can maximize their gift and generate potential tax benefits.

Social Security: The Elephant in the Room

Social Security: The Elephant in the Room

Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.

 

Test Your Life Insurance Knowledge

How much do you know about one of the most important tools you have to help protect your and your family’s financial future?

How Will Working Affect Social Security Benefits?

Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.

Critical Estate Documents

Sound estate management includes creating financial and healthcare documents. Here's an inside look.

Immediate vs. Deferred Annuities

Looking forward to retirement? It's critical to understand the difference between immediate and deferred annuities.

Estate Management Checklist

Is your estate in order? This short quiz may help you assess your overall strategy.

Put It in a Letter

A letter of instruction provides additional and more personal information regarding your estate.

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Historical Inflation

This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.

What Is the Dividend Yield?

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

Interested in a Fuel Efficient Car?

Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.

Estimate Your RMD

Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.

My Retirement Savings

Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.

Self-Employed Retirement Plans

Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.

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5 Smart Investing Principles

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

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.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

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The Junk Drawer Approach to Investing

It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.

Choosing a Mortgage

Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.

The Cycle of Investing

Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.

Once Upon a Goal

Do you know how to set up your financial goals for success? This knight does.

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

The Other Sure Thing

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

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