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.
Problems with Probate
Probate can be a completely public process, or it can be managed to include as little information as possible.
“Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams to Watch For
Every year the IRS releases its list of tax scams, spotlighting some ways that people try to separate you from your money.
Protecting Your Home Against Flood Loss
Protect yourself against the damage that your homeowners policy doesn’t cover.
These food myths will really put a drain on your wallet.
Important items to consider when purchasing condo insurance.
When you’re married and have children, insurance needs will be different.
Gaining a better understanding of municipal bonds makes more sense than ever.
Five creative (and inexpensive) ideas for motivating your employees.
There are things about Social Security that might surprise you.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
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.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
Despite recent tax-law changes, many Americans are expected to pay the AMT this year.
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.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.