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 Look at Diversification
Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.
Tax Deductions You Won't Believe
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
Critical Estate Documents
Sound estate management includes creating financial and healthcare documents. Here's an inside look.
The S&P 500 represents a large portion of the value of the U.S. equity market, it may be worth understanding.
When you take the time to learn more about how it works, you may be able to put the tax code to work for you.
There are common mistakes you can avoid when saving for retirement.
Among stock-market investors there’s long been a debate between those who favor value and those who favor growth.
For some, the idea of establishing a retirement strategy evokes worries about complicated reporting and administration.
Dropping off your son or daughter is loaded with emotions; here are a few tips for a smoother experience.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
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.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Retirees look for ways to convert savings and investments into regular income. One option to consider is an annuity.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
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.
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
What does your home really cost?