Your Financial Future
Today’s economic environment presents many challenges
Whether you’re facing retirement—or looking to better understand certain investment ideas—we can help you address your most pressing money questions. With challenges comes opportunities and potential rewards for those who can identify long-term trends.
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. Long-term relationships that encourage open and honest communication have been the cornerstone of my foundation of success.
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 our website, send 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.
Investment and financial planning services are offered by Carol Dixon through her affiliation with Avantax Wealth ManagementSM
Is Term Life Insurance for You?
Term insurance is the simplest form of life insurance. Here's how it works.
A Look at Whole Life Insurance
Whole life insurance remains in force as long as you remain current with premiums. Here's how it works.
The Other Sure Thing
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
Are you a thrill seeker, or content to relax in the backyard? Use this flowchart to find out more about your risk tolerance.
Choosing to bear the financial burden of an adverse event is called self-insuring. Do you know what that entails?
Beware of these traps that could upend your retirement.
Estate strategies for millennials may sound like less of a concern than retirement, but young adults should prepare now.
Learn how to build a socially conscious investment portfolio and invest in your beliefs.
Lifestyle considerations in creating your retirement portfolio.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.
Explaining the SECURE Act and how the changes affect your retirement strategy.
Here’s a crash course on saving for college.
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
Learn about the advantages of Business Owner Policies with this highly educational and fun animated video.
Do you know how to set up your financial goals for success? This knight does.