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 my 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 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.
Investment services are offered by C. Mark Fifield through his affiliation with Avantax.
What Is a 1035 Exchange?
1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.
A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
Social Security Benefits: How Much Will I Receive
Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process.
The tax rules governing profits you realize from the sale of your home have changed in recent years.
Affluent investors face unique challenges when putting together an investment strategy. Make sure you keep these in mind.
You make decisions for your portfolio, but how much do you really know about the products you buy? Try this quiz
Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.
For some, the idea of establishing a retirement strategy evokes worries about complicated reporting and administration.
What kind of auto insurance should you have? Do you know?
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
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.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
Here’s a crash course on saving for college.
Here’s a quick guide to checking to see if you have unclaimed money.