Financial Services Offered
You have worked and saved for many years and now it is time to retire. Today, people are living longer through retirement and financial planning during these years is more critical than ever before. With the appropriate plan in place you will be able to kick-start your retirement journey while enjoying this exciting new phase of your life. Our advisors look forward to starting your retirement planning journey with you!
We've all heard people say things like “time flies” and “life happens.” Rather than being a victim, take control of your life by making sure that important matters are given the time and attention they deserve. By investing some time and thought to these key areas you will make sure that you and your family are prepared for what lies ahead.
Investing should be easy – just buy low and sell high – but most of us have trouble following that simple advice. There are principles and strategies that may enable you to put together an investment portfolio that reflects your risk tolerance, time horizon, and goals. Understanding these principles and strategies can help you avoid some of the pitfalls that snarl some investors.
- There are many types of accounts that can help you save for a lengthy retirement — and most people rely on more than one account to reach their retirement goals. Understanding the features and benefits of each will make it easier to choose the right ones.
- Through a brokerage account, you can buy and sell stocks, bonds, mutual funds, exchange-traded funds and other types of investments — in some cases without having to pay taxes on the growth.
Educational 529 Accounts
- A 529 plan is an education savings plan operated by a state of educational institution designed to help familes set aside funds for future college costs. It is named after Section 529 of the Internal Revenue Code which created these types of savings plans in 1996.
- A variable annuity is a tax-deferred retirement vehicle that allowsyou to choose from a selection of investments, and then pays you a level of income in retirement that is determined by the performance of the investments you choose. Compare that to a fixed annuity, which provides a guaranteed payout.