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 and financial planning services are offered by James A. Coplin through his affiliation with H D Vest.
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Tax Reform: Before and After
What did the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act change? Here's a quick snapshot.
Tax Deductions You Won't Believe
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Being healthy not only makes you feel good, it may also help you financially.
Tips to avoid checking in luggage on your next vacation.
International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.
Couples may be able to head off many of the problems in a marriage that money can cause.
Have you ever wondered how your credit score compares to the rest of the country? Take a look and see.
You face a risk for which the market does not compensate you, that can not be easily reduced through diversification.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
The average retirement lasts for 18 years. Are you prepared to fill that many days?
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate
The seas of the market are constantly shifting. Whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?