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 HD Vest.
What Our Kids Can Teach us About Saving Money
Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.
Planning for Special Needs Children
Planning for a special-needs child can be complicated, confusing, and even overwhelming.
Investing with Your Heart
For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.
There are four very good reasons to start investing. Do you know what they are?
Maintaining good records for your business not only helps to meet your tax and legal obligations, but it can save you money.
Do you know where the idea of “retirement” comes from?
When you take the time to learn more about how it works, you may be able to put the tax code to work for you.
You’re hit by an uninsured driver. Now what? Are you protected against financial losses?
Are you a thrill seeker, or content to relax in the backyard? Use this flowchart to find out more about your risk tolerance.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
Make your retirement as exciting as your next vacation.
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
There are a few things to consider when buying or leasing your next vehicle.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.