Understanding Today’s Financial Environment
Welcome, I’m Keith Richardson, a financial consultant in Charlotte, North Carolina. We understand that individuals face unique challenges as they prepare for retirement. We can help take the mystery out of preparing for today and tomorrow. Whether you are investing for retirement, college savings or estate planning, our personalized service focuses your needs, wants, and financial goals and objectives.
Our professionals have years of experience in financial services. We can help you address your needs of today and for many years to come. We look forward to working with you through all stages of your life, please call 704-846-7767.
What’s Your Investment IQ?
You make decisions for your portfolio, but how much do you really know about the products you buy? Try this quiz
How to Make the Tax Code Work for You
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.
Does Your Child Need to File an Income Tax Return?
When your child has income, there’s a good chance that he or she will need to report it and pay taxes.
The tax rules that govern donating art are complex and confusing. Take a closer look.
The right executor may help ensure the distribution of your assets is done with as little upheaval as possible.
When selecting a mortgage, one of the most critical choices is between a fixed or variable interest-rate mortgage.
Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.
Second marriages are a trigger event to revisit any existing estate strategies.
If you are concerned about inflation and expect short-term interest rates may increase, TIPS could be worth considering.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
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.
If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.
When should you take your Social Security benefit?
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate
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.
Do you know these three personal finance sayings?