Broker Check

Phone » 503.924.5055

Fax » 503.924.5590

Toll Free » 877.266.5800

Retirement Redefined Acres of Diamonds The New Wild West: Bitcoin What to Do When You Lose Your Wallet

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 our 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 our website, send us 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.

Helpful Content

Estimating the Cost of College

Estimating the Cost of College

This worksheet can help you estimate the costs of a four-year college program.

Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets

Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets

An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.

Acres of Diamonds

Acres of Diamonds

In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.

 

Best Performing Asset Classes

Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.

Healthcare Costs in Retirement

Without a solid approach, health care expenses may add up quickly and potentially alter your spending.

What Is a Stretch IRA?

If you have a traditional IRA, you may have the opportunity to extend its tax-deferred status across multiple generations.

What If You Get Audited?

The chances of an IRS audit aren't that high. And being audited does not necessarily imply that the IRS suspects wrongdoing.

Can Group, Private Disability Policies Work Together?

Loss of income from disability has the potential to cause financial hardship. Disability insurance can help.

Volunteering in Retirement

For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.

View all articles arrow

Social Security Taxes

Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.

Lifetime of Earnings

Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

Comparing Investments

This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.

Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)

This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

View all calculators arrow

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

View all presentations arrow

Social Security: By the Numbers

Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.

The Other Sure Thing

Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?

Safeguard Your Digital Estate

If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?

Acres of Diamonds

In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.

To Buy or Not to Buy

The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.

Perception vs. Reality

There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.

View all videos arrow