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.
Does Your Child Need to File an Income Tax Return?
When your child has income, there’s a good chance that he or she will need to report it and pay taxes.
Critical Estate Documents
Sound estate management includes creating financial and healthcare documents. Here's an inside look.
You Would Rather Be...
Are you a thrill seeker, or content to relax in the backyard? Use this flowchart to find out more about your risk tolerance.
Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.
In the event of an unforeseen accident or illness, disability insurance may be a good way to protect your income and savings.
What can be learned from the savings rate?
The true cost of raising a child may be far more than you expect.
Exchange-traded funds have some things in common with mutual funds, but there are differences, too.
Currency has been around for a long time. Here’s a quick history lesson.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
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.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.
If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.