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.
Planning for the Expected
You can plan ahead to protect yourself and your family against the financial consequences of deteriorating health.
Problems with Probate
Probate can be a completely public process, or it can be managed to include as little information as possible.
Budgeting After a Divorce
Divorce is the second most stressful time in a person's life. Here's some tips to get through it.
Regardless of how you approach retirement, there are some things about it that might surprise you.
A company's profits can be reinvested or paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."
Currency has been around for a long time. Here’s a quick history lesson.
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A quick look at how federal income taxes work.
In the event of an unforeseen accident or illness, disability insurance may be a good way to protect your income and savings.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
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.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
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.
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.
Coaches have helped you your whole life, in ways big and small. We’d like to be one of them.
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?
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.
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”