Your Goals My job is to help you to identify the goals that will help you get from where you are today to where you want to be. In doing so, you can be better prepared for your financial future, and will have more time to enjoy what is important to you in your life. Click on any one of the below "wish list" statements and find out how I can help you make that wish come true I want a better return on my investments:I'll examine where your money is now and will offer alternatives that may help you optimize returns for your level of risk.I want to make sure my family is financially protected should something happen to me:Perhaps one of the more compassionate and important goals you may have. Having appropriate insurance coverage for both your life and the possibility of a disability is critical to any plan.I don't mind paying taxes, but I want to keep more of my money for me:There are several ways you can save money on taxes, from tax-deferred to (there are no tax free investments) investments to deductions and credits you may not be aware of, I can work with you and your tax advisor to point out any advantages you may be able to take.I want to be able to afford the best education possible for my children:It's never too early to start saving for your child's education. Not only can I help you to choose the appropriate investments, I can also show you savings vehicles that may be tax advantaged.I want to retire comfortably at age 60. Possible?:With the right guidance, such a goal may not seem quite so lofty. Depending on your particular financial situation, with the appropriate investment vehicle and right use of tax advantages, you just may be able to retire financially secure at age 60.I want to keep control of my decisions when I retire:Keeping this type of control will require you to prepare now. I will work with you to show you how to have enough money, how to pay for long-term care, should you need it, and, working with your attorney, showing you the legal documents you'll need for your health and financial decisions to come to fruition.I want to maintain a certain lifestyle when I retire:I can show you how you can fund that lifestyle with an income you cannot outlive.When it comes to my investments, I want to be worry free:I can work with you to develop and implement an investment strategy that best fits your needs, including your tolerance for risk and time-frame.When the time comes, I want to make sure that my money and my things go where I want them to go:A will is important when it comes to the disposition of your property. But, a will may not be enough. There are tools you can use, such as trusts, to ensure that the decisions you make now are carried out later. I will work with you and your attorney to develop a comprehensive strategy that will make sure your things do get to where you want them to go and that your heirs get a greater share than Uncle Sam.My business is important to me, so I want to make sure it is protected:I can show you how you can protect your business from the loss of a key employee and how to retain others. I can also work with you and your attorney to make sure your wishes for your business and your family are carried out should something happen to you.I want "X" for "X" by "X.":If you're like most people, you have a set of goals that are unique to you. You want say, $20,000 for a boat in ten years. I can give you the guidance you need to reach that special goal. I have the experience, the tools, and the know-how to help you realize your financial dreams.