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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.

 

Helpful Content

Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

The Great Debate Continues: Active vs. Passive

The Great Debate Continues: Active vs. Passive

In investments, one great debate asks the question, “Active or Passive Investing: Which is Better?”

What If You Get Audited?

What If You Get Audited?

The chances of an IRS audit aren't that high. And being audited does not necessarily imply that the IRS suspects wrongdoing.

 

How Will Working Affect Social Security Benefits?

Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.

Universal Life Insurance

Universal life insurance is permanent insurance with a flexible premium. Here's how it works.

The Business Cycle

Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.

Healthy Body, Healthy Pocketbook

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can help you reduce health-related expenses—and avoid time in the recovery room.

What Is an Annuity?

Annuities are versatile tools that can help you save for retirement and generate income in retirement.

The Great Debate Continues: Active vs. Passive

In investments, one great debate asks the question, “Active or Passive Investing: Which is Better?”

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Lifetime of Earnings

Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.

What's My Potential Estate Tax?

This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

Comparing Investments

This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.

Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

Long-Term-Care Needs

Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.

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Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

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Safeguard Your Digital Estate

If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?

Raise Your Retirement Income

Retirees look for ways to convert savings and investments into regular income. One option to consider is an annuity.

Do You Feel Lucky?

Recent changes in estate tax laws could affect the strategy you have in place.

The Cycle of Investing

Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.

Sit, Stay, Rollover: A Guide to IRA Rollovers

If you have a 401(k) with a former employer, you may want to consider an IRA rollover.

Perception vs. Reality

There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.

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