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.
Ray Haselman, MBA Attorney at Law
Weighing the Benefits of Prepaid Debit Cards
It's important to understand the pros and cons when considering a prepaid debit card.
Keeping Up with the Joneses
Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?
U.S. Personal Savings Rate
What can be learned from the savings rate?
Crowdfunding continues to gain momentum as more people search the Internet for financing and fundraising alternatives.
Drinking may be a “rite of passage” for teens, but when it occurs in your home you may be held responsible for their actions.
Here are five facts about Social Security that are important to keep in mind.
Ascertaining the value of your business is important for a variety of reasons.
You taught them how to read and how to ride a bike, but have you taught your children how to manage money?
Every year the IRS releases its list of tax scams, spotlighting some ways that people try to separate you from your money.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
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.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
Here’s a crash course on saving for college.
What does your home really cost?
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
Make your retirement as exciting as your next vacation.
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.