Planning for your financial future is like fitting together a jigsaw puzzle - the complete picture can only emerge when all the pieces are securely set in place.
Schmocker Financial Services is here to work with you to put those pieces together.
The Other Sure Thing
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
The Real Cost of a Vacation Home
What if instead of buying that home, you invested that money?
Rebalancing Your Portfolio
Over time, different investments' performances can shift a portfolio’s intent and risk profile. Rebalancing may be critical.
Dropping off your son or daughter is loaded with emotions; here are a few tips for a smoother experience.
The S&P 500 represents a large portion of the value of the U.S. equity market, it may be worth understanding.
When selecting a mortgage, one of the most critical choices is between a fixed or variable interest-rate mortgage.
Individuals have three basic choices with the 401(k) account they accrued at a previous employer.
You taught them how to read and how to ride a bike, but have you taught your children how to manage money?
Have you ever wondered how your credit score compares to the rest of the country? Take a look and see.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
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 importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
In life it often happens that the answers are right in our own back yards. This may be particularly true of investing.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
When do you need a will? The answer is easy: right now.