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.
All Muni Bonds Are Not Created Equal
Gaining a better understanding of municipal bonds makes more sense than ever.
Global vs. International: What’s The Difference?
International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.
Estate Management 101
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate.
Even low inflation rates over an extended period of time can impact your finances in retirement.
Does it make sense to borrow from my 401(k) to pay off debt or to make a major purchase?
Some people may want a more advanced gifting strategy that can maximize their gift and generate potential tax benefits.
Universal life insurance is permanent insurance with a flexible premium. Here's how it works.
Annuities are versatile tools that can help you save for retirement and generate income in retirement.
However exciting retiring abroad may sound, it deserves considerable planning.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
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.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime, and those we love may suffer if we are not prepared.
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.
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
If you have a family that relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.
The seas of the market are constantly shifting, and whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.