A Different Approach to Personal Investing
If you were an investor in 2001 or 2008 you know how stressful investing can be. You may have wanted to sell your investments only to have your advisor tell you to just hold everything, as the markets fell day after day after day. Wouldn’t you have felt relieved to find an advisor who would have called you to tell you they had taken you out of stocks in the earlier days of those gut-wrenching times? That’s what I focus on at Mossman Financial Solutions, LLC. I am the advisor you’ve been looking for.View My Investing Philosophy
Countering Counterfeit Currency
Combating counterfeiting remains core to preserving the integrity of the nation’s money.
The Rule of 72
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.
The Fed and How It Got That Way
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
Planning for a special-needs child can be complicated, confusing, and even overwhelming.
One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.
Important as it is, Medicare does not cover the full range of health-care expenses you may experience in your golden years.
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
Emotional biases can adversely impact financial decision making. Here’s a few to be mindful of.
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
Here’s a crash course on saving for college.
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
The average retirement lasts for 18 years. Are you prepared to fill that many days?
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.