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—we can help you address your most pressing money questions.
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 my website, send me 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 services are offered by Gary T. Mott through his affiliation with HD Vest.
Four Steps to Valuing an Estate
Determining the value of your estate, or for someone who has passed away, can be a complex undertaking.
Problems with Probate
Probate can be a completely public process, or it can be managed to include as little information as possible.
It Was the Best of Times, It Was the Worst of Times
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.
Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.
This checklist can give you a quick snapshot of how prepared you are.
Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.
If you are concerned about inflation and expect short-term interest rates may increase, TIPS could be worth considering.
The Supreme Court’s declaring DOMA unconstitutional may require some same-sex couples to reconsider their financial strategy.
You face a risk for which the market does not compensate you, that can not be easily reduced through diversification.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
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
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
The seas of the market are constantly shifting. Whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?