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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.
To Catch a Thief
Having your identity stolen may result in financial loss plus the cost of trying to restore your good name.
How Will Working Affect Social Security Benefits?
Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.
U.S. Personal Savings Rate
What can be learned from the savings rate?
One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.
Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.
When considering life insurance, it's important to understand your options.
Universal life insurance is permanent insurance with a flexible premium. Here's how it works.
If you find it hard to attain personal life goals, there’s an app for that!
Earnings season can move markets. What is it and why is it important?
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
What does your home really cost?
When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.