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.
Options When Your CD Matures
Knowing your options when a CD matures can help you make a sound investment decision.
How Income Taxes Work
A quick look at how federal income taxes work.
Term vs. Permanent Life Insurance
When considering life insurance, it's important to understand your options.
Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process.
Probate can be a completely public process, or it can be managed to include as little information as possible.
1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.
By understanding a few key concepts during a divorce, you may be able to avoid common pitfalls.
For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.
One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
A quick history of the Federal Reserve and and overview of what it does.
Despite recent tax-law changes, many Americans are expected to pay the AMT this year.
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
Recent changes in estate tax laws could affect the strategy you have in place.
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?