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When it comes to investment and retirement planning, you don’t have a lot of time to study the markets and figure out all the answers.
You do have Thomas H. Ela - a financial advisor who can potentially help you plan to sustain and grow your wealth, and potentially improve your quality of life.
What steps can you take that may help you live better in the future? Tour this site to find out more...and to acquaint yourself with Tom and his company.
Protection Against Uninsured Drivers
You’re hit by an uninsured driver. Now what? Are you protected against financial losses?
What Is a 1035 Exchange?
1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.
Red Flags for Tax Auditors
Here are six flags that may make your tax return prime for an IRS audit.
Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process.
Ascertaining the value of your business is important for a variety of reasons.
An increasing number have been developed to help individuals with their personal finances.
The Economic Report of the President can help identify the forces driving — or dragging — the economy.
Learn when it may not make sense to file a claim on your home insurance.
Here’s a list of 10 questions to ask that may help you better understand the costs and benefits of long-term-care insurance.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
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.
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.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Are Real Estate Investment Trusts right for your portfolio?
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial advisor about changes in your situation.
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.