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We help retirees and pre-retirees in Southern California make sense of their finances and manage what they have worked so hard to build. We have a special focus on helping clients create comfortable retirement lifestyles and leave legacies of love.
Our clients are hard-working individuals with unique visions of the future who want to build long-term relationships with a team of financial professionals that truly care about their needs. Many of our clients are currently working with an advisor but still have concerns about building a future in turbulent times. We help them find personal answers to challenging questions like:
- When can I afford to retire?
- How can I help ensure I won’t run out of money?
- What purpose does my money serve?
- How can I invest in today’s uncertain markets?
- What will happen if I can’t handle my finances?
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets
An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.
What the New Tax Bill Means for You
What does the Tax Reform and Jobs Act mean for you?
If you want to avoid potential surprises at tax time, it may make sense to know where you stand when it comes to the AMT.
The chances of an IRS audit aren't that high. And being audited does not necessarily imply that the IRS suspects wrongdoing.
The Economic Report of the President can help identify the forces driving — or dragging — the economy.
Some people may want a more advanced gifting strategy that can maximize their gift and generate potential tax benefits.
Every year the IRS releases its list of tax scams, spotlighting some ways that people try to separate you from your money.
Individuals have three basic choices with the 401(k) account they accrued at a previous employer.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
When should you take your Social Security benefit?
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.
Do you know these three personal finance sayings?
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.