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
Teen Drinking and Your Liability
Drinking may be a “rite of passage” for teens, but when it occurs in your home you may be held responsible for their actions.
A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
Directors and Officers Liability Insurance
Not only can D&O insurance provide financial protection, but it can help improve an organization’s decision-making.
It's important to understand the pros and cons when considering a prepaid debit card.
A quick look at how federal income taxes work.
Determining the value of your estate, or for someone who has passed away, can be a complex undertaking.
Preparing for college means setting goals, staying focused, and tackling a few key milestones along the way.
The chances of an IRS audit aren't that high. And being audited does not necessarily imply that the IRS suspects wrongdoing.
Emotional biases can adversely impact financial decision making. Here’s a few to be mindful of.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
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.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.
Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.