We Look at Your Whole Financial Picture
Welcome to our website! Please browse around. Become a knowledgeable taxpayer and help us help you. Remember we want you to contact us with your "Here's what we're thinking about doing" questions--not your "guess what we just did" comments. Taxes are only part of your financial picture. Investments,* insurance, estate planning, long term care, and other areas can contribute to your long term plan development. It's not too late to start saving for retirement or to get assistance in how to take your retirement savings in a tax-advantaged way. We have articles on this website to help educate you and we're here to advise you about your particular situation. Investment and financial plannning services are offered by Lori Rust through her affiliation with HD Vest.
Measuring the Value of a Financial Advisor
Ever wonder what the real value of a financial advisor is? It’s not just added portfolio returns.
Four Steps to Valuing an Estate
Determining the value of your estate, or for someone who has passed away, can be a complex undertaking.
A Brief History of Estate Taxes
Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.
Read this overview to learn how financial advisors are compensated.
Here’s a list of 10 questions to ask that may help you better understand the costs and benefits of long-term-care insurance.
What kind of auto insurance should you have? Do you know?
Lifestyle considerations in creating your retirement portfolio.
Not only can D&O insurance provide financial protection, but it can help improve an organization’s decision-making.
Universal life insurance is permanent insurance with a flexible premium. Here's how it works.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
Coaches have helped you your whole life, in ways big and small. We’d like to be one of them.
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.
Retirees look for ways to convert savings and investments into regular income. One option to consider is an annuity.
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?