Your Financial Future
You might have an attorney, an accountant, a stock broker 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 come closer to reaching your goals. Our financial advisors help put you on the right track.
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.
Put It in a Letter
A letter of instructions provides additional and more personal information regarding your estate.
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 Benefits: How Much Will I Receive
Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process.
Choosing to bear the financial burden of an adverse event is called self-insuring. Do you know what that entails?
International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.
Learn when it may not make sense to file a claim on your home insurance.
Lifestyle considerations in creating your retirement portfolio.
Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.
When you take the time to learn more about how it works, you may be able to put the tax code to work for you.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.