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.
Alternative Investments - Going Mainstream
Alternative investments are going mainstream for accredited investors. It’s critical to sort through the complexity.
Tax Deductions You Won't Believe
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
Errors and Omissions Insurance
E&O insurance is specifically designed to protect you, or your company, from the risk of a client’s dissatisfaction.
Variable Universal Life is permanent insurance in which the policyholder directs how premiums are invested.
Tips on insuring your teen driver.
There are a number of reasons for business owners to consider a business succession plan sooner rather than later.
These food myths will really put a drain on your wallet.
You taught them how to read and how to ride a bike, but have you taught your children how to manage money?
Concerns over identity theft continue to grow, especially with data breaches at major companies and financial institutions.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
Here’s a crash course on saving for college.
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”
The seas of the market are constantly shifting. Whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.