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 Avantax.
9 Facts About Retirement
Regardless of how you approach retirement, there are some things about it that might surprise you.
Pullbacks, Corrections, and Bear Markets
Clearing up confusion from the economic downturn following COVID-19 and how it might affect your financial strategy.
The Great Debate Continues: Active vs. Passive
In investments, one great debate asks the question, “Active or Passive Investing: Which Is Better?”
Each year hundreds of children die or are injured in pool accidents. By taking seven steps, you can keep your pool safe.
Exchange-traded funds have some things in common with mutual funds, but there are differences, too.
Living trusts are popular, but their appropriateness will depend upon your individual needs and objectives.
Estate tax exemptions rules appear to be stabilizing, prompting many to reconsider conventional estate strategies.
For homeowners who think their property taxes are too high, there are ways to appeal.
If you’re thinking of leasing a new car, then you shouldn’t forget about gap insurance.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
When markets shift, experienced investors stick to their strategy.