Your Financial Future
You might have an attorney, an accountant, a stockbroker 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 work towards to reaching your goals.
We want our clients to be as informed as possible, so our site is filled with educational videos, articles, presentations, and calculators. Please feel most welcome to send me a note regarding any questions you may have about your situation or any particular investment concepts or products. We'll get back to you quickly with a thoughtful answer.
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A Decision Not Made Is Still a Decision
Investors who put off important investment decisions may face potential consequence to their future financial security.
When Should You Take Social Security
Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.
There are unique risks of owning a second home and obtaining the proper coverage may protect you from financial risk.
If you have a traditional IRA, you may have the opportunity to extend its tax-deferred status across multiple generations.
If you want to avoid potential surprises at tax time, it may make sense to know where you stand when it comes to the AMT.
For some, the idea of establishing a retirement strategy evokes worries about complicated reporting and administration.
At what point can you call a personal vehicle commercial?
The Economic Report of the President can help identify the forces driving — or dragging — the economy.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
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.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
Roth IRAs are tax advantaged in a different way from traditional IRAs.