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.
A Penny Saved is Two Pennies Earned
Here are some simple and inexpensive energy-saving tips that may help you save money.
Planning for the Expected
You can plan ahead to protect yourself and your family against the financial consequences of deteriorating health.
There’s a link between debt and stress.
It sounds simple, but paying yourself first can really pay off.
Have income that isn’t subject to tax withholding? Or insufficient withholdings? You may have to pay estimated taxes.
Even if you’re young and single, you should still consider protecting yourself.
Drinking may be a “rite of passage” for teens, but when it occurs in your home you may be held responsible for their actions.
If you find it hard to attain personal life goals, there’s an app for that!
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
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.
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
When should you take your Social Security benefit?
The average retirement lasts for 18 years. Are you prepared to fill that many days?
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
What does your home really cost?
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.