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
Planning for the Expected
You can plan ahead to protect yourself and your family against the financial consequences of deteriorating health.
What to Look for in Personal Finance Apps
An increasing number have been developed to help individuals with their personal finances.
Value vs. Growth Investing
Among stock-market investors there’s long been a debate between those who favor value and those who favor growth.
Understanding how a stock works is key to understanding your investments.
Planning for a special-needs child can be complicated, confusing, and even overwhelming.
One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.
The federal government requires deceased individuals to file a final income tax return.
Is your estate in order? This short quiz may help you assess your overall strategy.
Understanding how capital gains are taxed may help you refine your investment strategies.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
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.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.