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.
How the Federal Reserve Works
Each day, the Fed is behind the scenes supporting the economy and providing services to the U.S. financial system.
The Business Cycle
Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.
Estate Management 101
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate.
The wise use of credit is a critical skill. These 10 questions will help you assess your skill level.
This helpful infographic will define bull and bear markets, as well as give a historical overview.
If your clients are buying or selling a home, use this to help them determine if they qualify for capital gains taxes.
This article will help your clients with blended families think and prepare their estate strategy.
Dropping off your child is loaded with emotions; here are a few tips for a smoother experience.
You may have heard the phrase "tax-loss harvesting." A financial professional may be able to provide some guidance.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.