Your Financial Future
Today’s economic environment presents many challenges. But along with these challenges comes opportunities and potential rewards for those who can identify long-term trends.
Whether you’re facing retirement—or looking to better understand certain investment ideas—we can help you address your most pressing money questions.
Our first priority is your overall financial success. We want to learn more about your personal situation, identify your dreams and goals, and understand your tolerance for risk. Long-term relationships that encourage open and honest communication have been the cornerstone of my foundation of success.
Our site is filled with educational videos, articles, presentations, and calculators designed to help you learn more about the world of personal finance. As you search my website, send me a note regarding any questions you may have about any particular investment concepts or products. We'll get back to you quickly with a thoughtful answer.
Investment and financial planning services are offered by Jan Towne through her affiliation with HD Vest.
Emerging Market Opportunities
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
What Do Your Taxes Pay For?
Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.
A Decision Not Made Is Still a Decision
Investors who put off important investment decisions may face potential consequence to their future financial security.
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There are ways to improve your physical fitness without denting your fiscal fitness.
Here’s a list of 10 questions to ask that may help you better understand the costs and benefits of long-term-care insurance.
There are unique risks of owning a second home and obtaining the proper coverage may protect you from financial risk.
If you find it hard to attain personal life goals, there’s an app for that!
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
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.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
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.
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
Ever lost your wallet? Frustrating. Here’s what you can do to keep yourself safe.
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.