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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.
The Power of Compound Interest
Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.
The Junk Drawer Approach to Investing
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets
An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.
If you find it hard to attain personal life goals, there’s an app for that!
Don't let procrastination keep you from pursuing your financial dreams and goals.
Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.
Here are five facts about Social Security that are important to keep in mind.
This worksheet can help you estimate the costs of a four-year college program.
Five phases to changing unhealthy behaviors.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.
Women are great at multi-tasking. But many drop the ball when preparing for retirement.
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.