Understanding Today’s Financial Environment
As a fifth generation San Franciscan, a father of four, and a Financial Advisor since 2000, I understand that we all face unique financial challenges. The list of financial concerns and considerations facing us today is seemingly endless. And there are no easy answers or a solution that fits everyone.
My approach is to help you invest strategically, reduce your exposure to taxes, meet your insurance needs and provide a plan to successfully transfer your wealth to your children and grandchildren.
I can provide you with the following financial services:
- Managed asset plans - for professional fee-based portfolio management through LPL Financial
- Tax-advantaged investing - to reduce your tax liability and let more of your money work for you
- Cash flow analysis - for everyday budgeting
- College planning - long-term planning to ensure you’re ready
- Retirement planning - to design an investment strategy to help you meet all of your retirement goals
My commitment to helping you pursue your financial goals combined with my strong community and family values provides the foundation on which trusted relationships are built.
Learn more about my background and financial planning philosophy.
Workers 50+ may make contributions to their qualified retirement plans above the limits imposed on younger workers.
The Financial Literacy Crisis
Many Americans are operating their personal finances with only the barest minimum of knowledge.
Red Flags for Tax Auditors
Here are six flags that may make your tax return prime for an IRS audit.
Emotional biases can adversely impact financial decision making. Here’s a few to be mindful of.
The tax rules that govern donating art are complex and confusing. Take a closer look.
What kind of auto insurance should you have? Do you know?
Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.
You make decisions for your portfolio, but how much do you really know about the products you buy? Try this quiz
Affluent investors face unique challenges when putting together an investment strategy. Make sure you keep these in mind.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
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.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.