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.
Weighing the Benefits of Prepaid Debit Cards
It's important to understand the pros and cons when considering a prepaid debit card.
A Living Trust Primer
Living trusts are popular, but their appropriateness will depend upon your individual needs and objectives.
When Heirs are Imperfect
The money problems or bad lifestyle habits of adult children could lead to the squandering of any inheritance they receive.
Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.
As our nation ages, many Americans are turning their attention to caring for aging parents.
The wise use of credit is a critical skill. These 10 questions will help you assess your skill level.
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can help you reduce health-related expenses—and avoid time in the recovery room.
Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.
What can be learned from the savings rate?
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
Have you found yourself suddenly single? Here are 3 steps to take right now.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
Here’s a crash course on saving for college.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.