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 and financial planning services are offered by Patricia A. Flagg through her affiliation with HD Vest
The Power of Compound Interest
Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.
Certain Uncertainties in Retirement
The uncertainties we face in retirement can erode our sense of confidence.
Tuning Your Social Security Benefit
When should you take your Social Security benefit?
These food myths will really put a drain on your wallet.
Earnings season can move markets. What is it and why is it important?
For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.
It may help your business be better prepared in the event of the death of a principal or key employee.
Individuals have three basic choices with the 401(k) account they accrued at a previous employer.
If you have a traditional IRA, you may have the opportunity to extend its tax-deferred status across multiple generations.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
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.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
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.
A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.
It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial advisor about changes in your situation.
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?
When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.