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.
The History of Currency
Currency has been around for a long time. Here’s a quick history lesson.
How to Make the Tax Code Work for You
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.
How Income Taxes Work
A quick look at how federal income taxes work.
Simple steps may help you foil hackers and protect your privacy.
Term insurance is the simplest form of life insurance. Here's how it works.
A few strategies that may help you prepare for the cost of higher education.
Here are six flags that may make your tax return prime for an IRS audit.
Three important factors when it comes to your financial life.
Learn how to build a socially conscious investment portfolio and invest in your beliefs.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
Here’s a crash course on saving for college.
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.
Learn about the advantages of Business Owner Policies with this highly educational and fun animated video.
Imagine your ideal post-pandemic retirement with this animated video.
Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.