I provide accounting, tax, financial services and investment planning services to individuals and businesses.
I am a Certified Public Accountant and Certified Financial Planner. The Better Life Wealth Management Group is a consulting firm that offers accounting and financial services. Accounting services include bookkeeping, tax preparation, software implementation (I am a Quickbooks Pro Advisor) and business consulting. Through my affiliation with HD Vest Investment ServicesSM, I offer a full range of financial services including personal and business financial planning. These services include, but are not limited to, investment management, retirement plans (design and implementation), and insurance.
Retirement Income and the Traditional Portfolio
Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.
Can Group, Private Disability Policies Work Together?
Loss of income from disability has the potential to cause significant financial hardship. Disability insurance can help.
Keep Your Umbrella Handy
Umbrella liability can be a fairly inexpensive way to help shelter current assets and future income from the unexpected.
Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.
Entrepreneurs all face the same question, “Which business structure should I adopt?”
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
How long does a $20 bill last?
Universal life insurance is permanent insurance with a flexible premium. Here's how it works.
Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Estimate the potential capital gains taxes due on your transactions.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
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.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate.
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime, and those we love may suffer if we are not prepared.
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
Despite recent tax-law changes, a stunning 4.6 million Americans are expected to pay the AMT in 2018.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.