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.
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Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
An overview of some fundamental steps when a loved one passes.
Living trusts are popular, but their appropriateness will depend upon your individual needs and objectives.
This short, informative article teaches the basics of the FIRE movement.
Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.
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This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
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A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
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Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.