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.
Keep Your Umbrella Handy
Umbrella liability can be a fairly inexpensive way to help shelter current assets and future income from the unexpected.
Understanding Extended Care
Understanding the types of extended care services—and what those services could cost—may be critical.
What to Look for in an Extended-Care Policy
Here’s a list of 8 questions to ask that may help you better understand the costs and benefits of extended-care insurance.
This early financial decision could prove helpful over time.
When selecting a mortgage, one of the most critical choices is between a fixed or variable interest-rate mortgage.
Loss of income from disability has the potential to cause financial hardship. Disability insurance can help.
You can plan ahead to protect yourself and your family against the financial consequences of deteriorating health.
The Economic Report of the President can help identify the forces driving — or dragging — the economy.
Why are they made again and again? Making sense of these errors in judgement.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
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.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
The sandwich generation faces unique challenges. For many, meeting needs is a matter of finding a balance.