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.
Social Security: Two Benefit Strategies Eliminated
Here are several important changes to Social Security that may impact how and when you can begin taking income benefits.
Does Your Portfolio Fit Your Retirement Lifestyle?
Lifestyle considerations in creating your retirement portfolio.
Choosing a Retirement Plan that Fits Your Business
To choose a plan, it’s important to ask yourself four key questions.
Looking forward to retirement? It's critical to understand the difference between immediate and deferred annuities.
Knowing how insurance deductibles work can help you save money and give you peace of mind.
Estate strategies for millennials may sound like less of a concern than retirement, but young adults should prepare now.
When to start? Should I continue to work? How can I maximize my benefit?
Sound estate management includes creating financial and healthcare documents. Here's an inside look.
Without a solid approach, health care expenses may add up quickly and potentially alter your spending.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
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.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.
What does your home really cost?