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 services are offered by Walter T Samuelson through his affiliation with HDVest.
A Taxing Story: Capital Gains and Losses
Understanding how capital gains are taxed may help you refine your investment strategies.
The Financial Literacy Crisis
Many Americans are operating their personal finances with only the barest minimum of knowledge.
Should I Invest in Gold?
Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.
Getting the instruments of your retirement to work in concert may go far in realizing the retirement you imagine.
It's important to understand how inflation is reported and how it can affect investments.
A look inside the U.S. government's statistics on household net worth.
Maintaining good records for your business not only helps to meet your tax and legal obligations, but it can save you money.
For some, the idea of establishing a retirement strategy evokes worries about complicated reporting and administration.
Here are some simple and inexpensive energy-saving tips that may help you save money.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
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.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
When should you take your Social Security benefit?
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?