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.
Social Security: Two Benefit Strategies Eliminated
Here are several important changes to Social Security that may impact how and when you can begin taking income benefits.
You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.
Social Security Benefits: How Much Will I Receive
Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process.
Sound estate management includes creating financial and healthcare documents. Here's an inside look.
What kind of auto insurance should you have? Do you know?
Healthy habits are one of the greatest gifts to give your child.
In investments, one great debate asks the question, “Active or Passive Investing: Which Is Better?”
Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.
A company's profits can be reinvested or paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
If you have a 401(k) with a former employer, you may want to consider an IRA rollover.
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
Bitcoin’s future is uncertain, but one thing is for sure: it’s the wild west out there, and there is no sheriff in town.
The seas of the market are constantly shifting. Whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.