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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.
Keep Your Umbrella Handy
Umbrella liability can be a fairly inexpensive way to help shelter current assets and future income from the unexpected.
Avoiding Cognitive Decline
Try these activities to keep your brain sharp.
Tips for Finding Care for Your Special-Needs Child
The care of special-needs children continues into their adult years, and may survive the passing of their parents.
When your child has income, there’s a good chance that he or she will need to report it and pay taxes.
Does it make sense to borrow from my 401(k) to pay off debt or to make a major purchase?
For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
Thanks to the work of three economists, we have a better understanding of what determines an asset’s price.
The S&P 500 represents a large portion of the value of the U.S. equity market, it may be worth understanding.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
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.
Retirees look for ways to convert savings and investments into regular income. One option to consider is an annuity.
Tulips were the first, but won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
The seas of the market are constantly shifting, and whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.
Are Real Estate Investment Trusts right for your portfolio?
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
Bitcoin’s future is uncertain, but one thing is for sure: it’s the wild west out there, and there is no sheriff in town.