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.
A Cheat Sheet for Sending Your Kid to College
Dropping off your son or daughter is loaded with emotions; here are a few tips for a smoother experience.
Problems with Probate
Probate can be a completely public process, or it can be managed to include as little information as possible.
The Cycle of Investing
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.
Whole life insurance remains in force as long as you remain current with premiums. Here's how it works.
Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.
Understanding how a stock works is key to understanding your investments.
Couples may be able to head off many of the problems in a marriage that money can cause.
The true cost of raising a child may be far more than you expect.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
As the economy gathers momentum, many are waiting for their personal finances to gather momentum, too.
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invest instead?
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?