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—I can help you address your most pressing money questions.
My 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. Long-term relationships that encourage open and honest communication have been the cornerstone of my foundation of success.
This 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. I will get back to you quickly with a thoughtful answer.
Investment Services are offered by Charles Schaetzle CFP® , EA through his affiliation with HD Vest.
The Investment Risk No One’s Ever Heard Of
You face a risk for which the market does not compensate you, that can not be easily reduced through diversification.
Problems with Probate
Probate can be a completely public process, or it can be managed to include as little information as possible.
What’s Your Investment IQ?
You make decisions for your portfolio, but how much do you really know about the products you buy? Try this quiz
Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.
At what point can you call a personal vehicle commercial?
Successful sector investing is dependent upon an accurate analysis about when to rotate in and out.
Apps that help small business owners better manage and grow their business.
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can help you reduce health-related expenses—and avoid time in the recovery room.
Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
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.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
The average retirement lasts for 18 years. Are you prepared to fill that many days?
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
Making the most of surprises is a great reason to work with us.
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
Do you know these three personal finance sayings?
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.