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.
Is Term Life Insurance for You?
Term insurance is the simplest form of life insurance. Here's how it works.
The Junk Drawer Approach to Investing
It's easy to let investments accumulate like the junk in a junk drawer.
Planning for the Expected
You can plan ahead to protect yourself and your family against the financial consequences of deteriorating health.
Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.
Loss of income from disability has the potential to cause financial hardship. Disability insurance can help.
1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can help you reduce health-related expenses—and avoid time in the recovery room.
The S&P 500 represents a large portion of the value of the U.S. equity market, it may be worth understanding.
How long does a $20 bill last?
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
What does your home really cost?
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime, and those we love may suffer if we are not prepared.
There are things you can do to keep yourself safe when you lose your wallet.