Personal Financial Excellence
Through Institutions, Financial Advisors and CPAs
Welcome to our Web site, where you will find information in the form of newsletter articles, calculators, literature and research reports. You will also find contact information that can help you meet personally with a financial professional in one of our current 94 registered branch locations in California, Idaho, Nevada, Utah and Wyoming.
We hope your visit will help you understand the opportunities and potential rewards that may result from a proactive approach to fundamental personal financial excellence. We are here to help you gain a better understanding of the financial concepts behind insurance, investing, retirement, estate planning, and wealth preservation.
Most importantly, we hope you see the value of working with conveniently located skilled professionals who have an unwavering commitment to the highest professional standards.
Choosing a Business Structure
Entrepreneurs all face the same question, “Which business structure should I adopt?”
When Life Insurance Becomes Taxable
Life insurance proceeds are generally tax-free. But not in all cases.
What the New Tax Bill Means for You
What does the Tax Reform and Jobs Act mean for you?
There are other ways to maximize Social Security benefits, in addition to waiting to claim them.
The tax rules governing profits you realize from the sale of your home have changed in recent years.
Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.
There’s a link between debt and stress.
Couples may be able to head off many of the problems in a marriage that money can cause.
Learn a little about worldwide currency in this fun infographic
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.
It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial advisor about changes in your situation.
Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.