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.
Your Emergency Fund: How Much Is Enough?
Having an emergency fund may help alleviate the stress and worry associated with a financial crisis.
Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets
An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.
Tips to Prevent the #1 Cause of Marital Rift
Couples may be able to head off many of the problems in a marriage that money can cause.
When you take the time to learn more about how it works, you may be able to put the tax code to work for you.
A letter of instructions provides additional and more personal information regarding your estate.
Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.
Tax preparation may be the perfect time to give the household budget a check-up.
Ascertaining the value of your business is important for a variety of reasons.
The Economic Report of the President can help identify the forces driving — or dragging — the economy.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
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.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
What if instead of buying that home, you invested that money?
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
If you have a 401(k) with a former employer, you may want to consider an IRA rollover.
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.