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.
A Penny Saved is Two Pennies Earned
Here are some simple and inexpensive energy-saving tips that may help you save money.
When to Self-Insure
Choosing to bear the financial burden of an adverse event is called self-insuring. Do you know what that entails?
Keep Your Umbrella Handy
Umbrella liability can be a fairly inexpensive way to help shelter current assets and future income from the unexpected.
Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.
The year’s end is the perfect time to do these 12 things.
One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.
Your liability for damages that occur when a tree on your property falls on your neighbor’s property is not clear cut.
Ascertaining the value of your business is important for a variety of reasons.
Individuals have three basic choices with the 401(k) account they accrued at a previous employer.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
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
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Ever lost your wallet? Frustrating. Here’s what you can do to keep yourself safe.
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
Coaches have helped you your whole life, in ways big and small. We’d like to be one of them.
Despite recent tax-law changes, many Americans are expected to pay the AMT this year.