Guiding You Toward A Meaningful Second Half
At Second Half Strategies, we are inspired to help families work proactively toward a financially meaningful second half, so that they can be inspired to focus on the people and activities that are significant to them. As an independent firm, we are your financial advocate, providing independent and objective advice that is tailored with personalized service. Our process helps you design, implement and monitor practical and durable strategies that are focused on the unique objectives of your family. We hope to help you make sense of a complex financial world and to offer you greater confidence in your financial decisions.
We offer customized investment plans and unbiased guidance with the ultimate goal of helping you navigate the challenges of the markets.Learn More
Your future is what motivates us, and we want to help you create meaning and purpose with your wealth.Learn More
In addition to investment guidance, we also provide insurance options to make sure you are adequately protected.Learn More
You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.
Buying vs. Leasing a Car
Whatever your relationship with your car, it may eventually come time for a new one. Familiarize yourself with your options.
Four Steps to Valuing an Estate
Determining the value of your estate, or for someone who has passed away, can be a complex undertaking.
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Probate can be a completely public process, or it can be managed to include as little information as possible.
1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.
You can plan ahead to protect yourself and your family against the financial consequences of deteriorating health.
You make decisions for your portfolio, but how much do you really know about the products you buy? Try this quiz
In investments, one great debate asks the question, “Active or Passive Investing: Which Is Better?”
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Are Real Estate Investment Trusts right for your portfolio?
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
As the economy gathers momentum, many are waiting for their personal finances to gather momentum, too.
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?
Retirees look for ways to convert savings and investments into regular income. One option to consider is an annuity.