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.
Red Flags for Tax Auditors
Here are six flags that may make your tax return prime for an IRS audit.
Investing with Your Heart
For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.
The Half Million Dollar Baby
The true cost of raising a child may be far more than you expect.
International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.
Five strategies for managing your student debt.
The tax rules that govern donating art are complex and confusing. Take a closer look.
Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.
The latest trends in travel reflect a rich menu of exciting new possibilities.
How long does a $20 bill last?
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
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.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
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.
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.