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 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.
The Cost of Procrastination
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
You May Need to Make Estimated Tax Payments If…
Have income that isn’t subject to tax withholding? Or insufficient withholdings? You may have to pay estimated taxes.
The Power of Compound Interest
Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.
If you are concerned about inflation and expect short-term interest rates may increase, TIPS could be worth considering.
Gaining a better understanding of municipal bonds makes more sense than ever.
China owns a portion of the total outstanding debt of the U.S. Government. What does it mean?
A change in your mindset during retirement may drive changes to your portfolio.
When selecting a mortgage, one of the most critical choices is between a fixed or variable interest-rate mortgage.
Here are 4 great, and sometimes unexpected, places to raise a family.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
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.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
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.
If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
Are Real Estate Investment Trusts right for your portfolio?
Ever lost your wallet? Frustrating. Here’s what you can do to keep yourself safe.