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
A Primer on Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts
Irrevocable life insurance trusts can be important tools that may accomplish a number of estate objectives.
Social Security: Maximizing Benefits
There are other ways to maximize Social Security benefits, in addition to waiting to claim them.
Social Security: Five Facts You Need to Know
Here are five facts about Social Security that are important to keep in mind.
Building wealth requires protection from the forces of wealth destruction.
Getting the instruments of your retirement to work in concert may go far in realizing the retirement you imagine.
Estate tax exemptions rules appear to be stabilizing, prompting many to reconsider conventional estate strategies.
Learn about the average American budget in this fun and interactive piece.
Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.
The tax rules that govern donating art are complex and confusing. Take a closer look.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.
That big list of dreams and goals isn't the only way to look at your bucket list.
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.
When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.