Your Financial Future
You might have an attorney, an accountant, a stock broker and an insurance agent but who is coordinating all of your financial affairs? Who works with you to help ensure that decisions made are aligned with your financial goals? In these volatile times, financial planning is no longer a do-it-yourself project. There has never been a time when there was a greater need for competent advice and compassionate planning services. IFP is a fee-based financial services firm dedicated to providing hands-on advice, service and support.
Our Financial Second Opinion program is a comprehensive investment analysis tool that can help you come closer to reaching your goals. Our financial advisors can help put you on the right track.
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Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous
Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?
Don’t Be Your Own Worst Enemy
Emotional biases can adversely impact financial decision making. Here’s a few to be mindful of.
Does Your Child Need to File an Income Tax Return?
When your child has income, there’s a good chance that he or she will need to report it and pay taxes.
Understanding the types of long-term-care services—and what those services could cost—may be critical.
Variable Universal Life is permanent insurance in which the policyholder directs how premiums are invested.
Here are five facts about Social Security that are important to keep in mind.
Tips on insuring your teen driver.
Sound estate management includes creating financial and healthcare documents. Here's an inside look.
Here are six flags that may make your tax return prime for an IRS audit.
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.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.
Bitcoin’s future is uncertain, but one thing is for sure: it’s the wild west out there, and there is no sheriff in town.
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.