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 and financial planning services are offered by Patricia A. Flagg through her affiliation with Avantax
Inflation & Your Money
It's important to understand how inflation is reported and how it can affect investments.
Term vs. Permanent Life Insurance
When considering life insurance, it's important to understand your options.
Why Everyone Needs an Estate Strategy
Do you have an estate strategy? You should.
Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.
Roth 401(k) plans combine features of traditional 401(k) plans with those of a Roth IRA.
Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.
You can plan ahead to protect yourself and your family against the financial consequences of deteriorating health.
Five strategies for managing your student debt.
Probate can be a completely public process, or it can be managed to include as little information as possible.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
There are a lot of misconceptions about Social Security. Here’s the truth about three of them.
Do you know how to set up your financial goals for success? This knight does.
Bucket lists don’t have to be for tomorrow.
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
Learn about cyber liability insurance in this entertaining video.