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. Offering exceptional service and a holistic approach is the premise behind the services offered at Sterling Principle Financial Services.
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.
Pay Yourself First
It sounds simple, but paying yourself first can really pay off.
Is a Variable Annuity Right for Me?
Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right
Perception vs. Reality
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.
Five creative (and inexpensive) ideas for motivating your employees.
Tax preparation may be the perfect time to give the household budget a check-up.
Marriage changes everything, including your insurance needs.
Lifestyle considerations in creating your retirement portfolio.
Are you a thrill seeker, or content to relax in the backyard? Use this flowchart to find out more about your risk tolerance.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
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
Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
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.
Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.