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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.
A Primer on Dividends
A company's profits can be reinvested or paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."
The Half Million Dollar Baby
The true cost of raising a child may be far more than you expect.
Volunteering in Retirement
For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.
Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.
When considering life insurance, it's important to understand your options.
There are ways to improve your physical fitness without denting your fiscal fitness.
Individuals have three basic choices with the 401(k) account they accrued at a previous employer.
Regardless of how you approach retirement, there are some things about it that might surprise you.
Life insurance proceeds are generally tax-free. But not in all cases.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
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.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
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.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
The seas of the market are constantly shifting. Whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
Making the most of surprises is a great reason to work with us.