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 Avantax.
Data Thieves from Outer Space
Learn about the dangers of internet fraud with this highly educational and fun “pulp” comic.
Potential Income from an IRA
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Four Really Good Reasons to Invest
There are four very good reasons to start investing. Do you know what they are?
At what point can you call a personal vehicle commercial?
A look at the new, record-high retirement contribution limits from the IRS.
Why are they made again and again? Making sense of these errors in judgement.
Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.
Affluent investors face unique challenges when putting together an investment strategy. Make sure you keep these in mind.
There are common mistakes you can avoid when saving for retirement.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
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.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Learn about the importance of having an estate strategy in this helpful and informative video.
Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?
The simplest ideas can sometimes make a massive difference over time. Enjoy this brief video to learn more.
Have you found yourself suddenly single? Here are 3 steps to take right now.
Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”