Welcome To My Website
I hope your visit will help you understand the opportunities and potential rewards that are available when you take a proactive approach to your personal financial situation. I have created this website to help you gain a better understanding of the financial concepts behind insurance, investing, retirement, estate planning, wealth building and wealth preservation.
Most important, I hope you see the value of working with a skilled professional to pursue your financial goals. I am here to help educate you about the basic concepts of financial management; to help you learn more about LPL Financial, Colorado Financial Partners, LLC and me; and to give you fast, easy access to market performance data.
I hope you take advantage of this resource and visit my site often. Be sure to add the site to your list of “favorites” in your internet browser. I frequently update the information, and I wouldn’t want you to miss out on any developments in the area of personal finance.
I'm excited to announce, thanks to my clients who nominated me again, I'm being recognized as a multi-year winner FIVE STAR PROFESSIONAL WEALTH MANAGER* in the November 2014 issues of 5280 and Colorado Biz magazines.
*2014 - 2013/2014 award based on 10 objective criteria associated with providing quality services to clients such as credentials, experience, and assets under management, among other factors. Prior to 2012, award was based on client satisfaction. Respondents evaluated criteria such as customer service, expertise, value for fee charge and overall satisfaction. The overall score is based on an average of all respondents and may not be representative of any one client's experience.
Critical Estate Documents
Sound estate management includes creating financial and healthcare documents. Here's an inside look.
Succeeding at Business Succession
There are a number of reasons for business owners to consider a business succession plan sooner rather than later.
The Cost of Procrastination
Don't let procrastination keep you from pursuing your financial dreams and goals.
Many Americans are operating their personal finances with only the barest minimum of knowledge.
Workers 50+ may make contributions to their qualified retirement plans above the limits imposed on younger workers.
Getting the instruments of your retirement to work in concert may go far in realizing the retirement you imagine.
You face a risk for which the market does not compensate you, that can not be easily reduced through diversification.
Affluent investors face unique challenges when putting together an investment strategy. Make sure you keep these in mind.
Couples may be able to head off many of the problems in a marriage that money can cause.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
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.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Retirees look for ways to convert savings and investments into regular income. One option to consider is an annuity.
The question used to be how low can interest rates go. Now it's how long can rates remain at their historic low levels?
Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.
There are things you can do to keep yourself safe when you lose your wallet.
Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.
In life it often happens that the answers are right in our own back yards. This may be particularly true of investing.