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 Avantax.
Caring for Aging Parents
As our nation ages, many Americans are turning their attention to caring for aging parents.
Protection Against Uninsured Drivers
You’re hit by an uninsured driver. Now what? Are you protected against financial losses?
Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations?
What did the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act change? Here's a quick snapshot.
The money problems or bad lifestyle habits of adult children could lead to the squandering of any inheritance they receive.
Important as it is, Medicare does not cover the full range of health-care expenses you may experience in your golden years.
For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.
Knowing how insurance deductibles work can help you save money and give you peace of mind.
The wise use of credit is a critical skill. These 10 questions will help you assess your skill level.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
Do you know these three personal finance sayings?
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
What does your home really cost?
Have you found yourself suddenly single? Here are 3 steps to take right now.
Ever lost your wallet? Frustrating. Here’s what you can do to keep yourself safe.