Understanding Today's Financial Environment
Most people spend more time planning a one week vacation than preparing for 10 to 30 years of retirement. According to the Employee Benefit Research Institute's 2010 Retirement-Readiness Study, "Nearly half, or 47%, of those on the verge of retirement are predicted to run out of money (in retirement)."
That's why you need a knowledgeable advisor to help you plan for your future.
… At Brad Williams Financial Services, our goal is to develop enduring, long-term personal relationships with our clients; knowing that you have placed your trust in our expertise and dedication.
Events on Wall Street
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
Universal Life Insurance
Universal life insurance is permanent insurance with a flexible premium. Here's how it works.
Trends in Charitable Giving
Some people may want a more advanced gifting strategy that can maximize their gift and generate potential tax benefits.
Without a solid approach, health care expenses may add up quickly and potentially alter your spending.
You face a risk for which the market does not compensate you, that can not be easily reduced through diversification.
For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.
Every year the IRS releases its list of tax scams, spotlighting some ways that people try to separate you from your money.
International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.
Among stock-market investors there’s long been a debate between those who favor value and those who favor growth.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
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.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
What is your plan for health care during retirement?
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”