Your Financial Future
Today’s economic environment presents many challenges. But along with these challenges comes opportunities and potential rewards for those who can identify long-term trends.
Whether you’re facing retirement—or looking to better understand certain investment ideas—we can help you address your most pressing money questions.
Our first priority is your overall financial success. We want to learn more about your personal situation, identify your dreams and goals, and understand your tolerance for risk. Long-term relationships that encourage open and honest communication have been the cornerstone of my foundation of success.
Our site is filled with educational videos, articles, presentations, and calculators designed to help you learn more about the world of personal finance. As you search my website, send me a note regarding any questions you may have about any particular investment concepts or products. We'll get back to you quickly with a thoughtful answer.
These services are offered by Judith Shonnard through her affiliation with HD Vest
Universal Life Insurance
Universal life insurance is permanent insurance with a flexible premium. Here's how it works.
Insuring Your Business Against Cyber Liability
90% of small businesses in the U.S. don't protect their data from cyber attacks. Is your business at risk?
Rebalancing Your Portfolio
Over time, different investments' performances can shift a portfolio’s intent and risk profile. Rebalancing may be critical.
Drinking may be a “rite of passage” for teens, but when it occurs in your home you may be held responsible for their actions.
Understanding the value of a home warranty.
Making a career move requires tough decisions, not the least of which is what to do with the funds in your retirement plan.
The S&P 500 represents a large portion of the value of the U.S. equity market, it may be worth understanding.
Good employee health can be great for the company’s bottom line.
Ever wonder what the real value of a financial advisor is? It’s not just added portfolio returns.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
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 better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
Retirees look for ways to convert savings and investments into regular income. One option to consider is an annuity.
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.