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, Dennis Skinner and his team can help you address your most pressing money questions.
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Tax Alpha: Election Year Jitters
How Income Taxes Work
A quick look at how federal income taxes work.
Yours, Mine and Ours: Estate Strategies for Second Marriages
Second marriages are a trigger event to revisit any existing estate strategies.
Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous
Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?
When selecting a fixed-rate mortgage, a borrower has to determine how many years to finance the loan.
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
Most stock market analysis falls into three broad groups: Fundamental, technical, and sentimental. Here’s a look at each.
China owns a portion of the total outstanding debt of the U.S. Government. What does it mean?
Not only can D&O insurance provide financial protection, but it can help improve an organization’s decision-making.
Sound estate management includes creating financial and healthcare documents. Here's an inside look.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.