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.
Personal Finance Tips for Military Families
Military families face unique challenges, making personal finance even more critical.
The Anatomy of a Supplemental Health Plan
Here’s a guide to explain all the parts of Medicare.
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?
For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.
When to start? Should I continue to work? How can I maximize my benefit?
By understanding a few key concepts during a divorce, you may be able to avoid common pitfalls.
The S&P 500 represents a large portion of the value of the U.S. equity market, it may be worth understanding.
The tax rules governing profits you realize from the sale of your home have changed in recent years.
Determining the value of your estate, or for someone who has passed away, can be a complex undertaking.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
As the economy gathers momentum, many are waiting for their personal finances to gather momentum, too.
There are a few things to consider when buying or leasing your next vehicle.
Have you found yourself suddenly single? Here are 3 steps to take right now.
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.