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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.
How to Retire Early
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
Acres of Diamonds
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.
Travel, Without the Baggage
Tips to avoid checking in luggage on your next vacation.
There are other ways to maximize Social Security benefits, in addition to waiting to claim them.
Each day, the Fed is behind the scenes supporting the economy and providing services to the U.S. financial system.
When you take the time to learn more about how it works, you may be able to put the tax code to work for you.
Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.
Business owners may be able to protect themselves from the financial consequences of losing a key employee.
Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.
There are a few things to consider when buying or leasing your next vehicle.
You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.