Westmark Investment Services
Westmark Investment Services is a financial services firm committed to helping our members improve their long-term financial success. Our customized programs are designed to help invest and conserve our members’ wealth by delivering a high level of personalized service and experience.
We encourage you to explore our site and learn more about the services we provide. Should you have any questions or would like more information on our firm, please feel free to call us at 208-535-1100. We look forward to hearing from you.
The Great Debate Continues: Active vs. Passive
In investments, one great debate asks the question, “Active or Passive Investing: Which Is Better?”
Events on Wall Street
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
Split Annuity Strategy
Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.
Beware of these traps that could upend your retirement.
Does it make sense to borrow from my 401(k) to pay off debt or to make a major purchase?
A letter of instruction provides additional and more personal information regarding your estate.
Military families face unique challenges, making personal finance even more critical.
Not only can D&O insurance provide financial protection, but it can help improve an organization’s decision-making.
Planning for a special-needs child can be complicated, confusing, and even overwhelming.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.