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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.
Understanding Long-Term Care
Understanding the types of long-term-care services—and what those services could cost—may be critical.
Important Birthdays Over 50
Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.
16 Wall Street Cliches in 60 Seconds
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
Probate can be a completely public process, or it can be managed to include as little information as possible.
A look inside the U.S. government's statistics on household net worth.
At what point can you call a personal vehicle commercial?
Is your estate in order? This short quiz may help you assess your overall strategy.
Thanks to the work of three economists, we have a better understanding of what determines an asset’s price.
How long does a $20 bill last?
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
What is your plan for health care during retirement?
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
What does your home really cost?
Have you explored all of your choices when it comes to managing your taxable income?