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 Avantax
Preparing for the eventual distribution of your assets may not sound enticing. But a will puts the power in your hands.
Retirement Traps to Avoid
Beware of these traps that could upend your retirement.
The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.
Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
Why have the markets been so volatile recently?
Understanding how a stock works is key to understanding your investments.
Retirees traveling abroad need to know that their health insurance travels with them.
Understanding how capital gains are taxed may help you refine your investment strategies.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
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.
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.
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate.
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.
If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?