Doug Atkins of Eagle Financial Designs
Let a sound financial plan improve the quality of your life.
The future of accumulating wealth, preserving it for retirement and having a family heritage to pass on, has taken a different look in the past generation. The uncertainty of social security, changing tax codes, frequent job changes and stock market volatility have all contributed to this outlook. Today it is vital to find a trusted source of financial advice, create a plan and implement it.
Inflation & Your Money
It's important to understand how inflation is reported and how it can affect investments.
You May Need to Make Estimated Tax Payments If…
Have income that isn’t subject to tax withholding? Or insufficient withholdings? You may have to pay estimated taxes.
Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.
Living trusts are popular, but their appropriateness will depend upon your individual needs and objectives.
Crowdfunding continues to gain momentum as more people search the Internet for financing and fundraising alternatives.
Investors who put off important investment decisions may face potential consequence to their future financial security.
To choose a plan, it’s important to ask yourself four key questions.
Do you know where the idea of “retirement” comes from?
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
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
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.