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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.
Saving for College 101
Here’s a crash course on saving for college.
To Catch a Thief
Having your identity stolen may result in financial loss plus the cost of trying to restore your good name.
How Stocks Work
Understanding how a stock works is key to understanding your investments.
However exciting retiring abroad may sound, it deserves considerable planning.
Universal life insurance is permanent insurance with a flexible premium. Here's how it works.
When you’re married and have children, insurance needs will be different.
There are ways to improve your physical fitness without denting your fiscal fitness.
Drinking may be a “rite of passage” for teens, but when it occurs in your home you may be held responsible for their actions.
Beware of these traps that could upend your retirement.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
The average retirement lasts for 18 years. Are you prepared to fill that many days?
Here’s a quick guide to checking to see if you have unclaimed money.
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?