Understanding Today’s Financial Environment
Welcome, I’m Brent Sears, a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional in Spokane, Washington. I understand that individuals face unique circumstances as they prepare for retirement, especially in today's challenging environment. I can help take the mystery out of preparing for today and tomorrow.
Whether you are investing for retirement, college savings or estate planning, my personalized service focuses on your needs and your financial goals and objectives. I look forward to your call, (509) 590-6220.
Countering Counterfeit Currency
Combating counterfeiting remains core to preserving the integrity of the nation’s money.
Pay Yourself First
It sounds simple, but paying yourself first can really pay off.
Where Is the Market Headed?
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”
Learn a little about worldwide currency in this fun infographic
Even low inflation rates over an extended period of time can impact your finances in retirement.
Here are some simple and inexpensive energy-saving tips that may help you save money.
Knowing how insurance deductibles work can help you save money and give you peace of mind.
Variable Universal Life is permanent insurance in which the policyholder directs how premiums are invested.
Estate strategies for millennials may sound like less of a concern than retirement, but young adults should prepare now.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
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 a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
The average retirement lasts for 18 years. Are you prepared to fill that many days?
That big list of dreams and goals isn't the only way to look at your bucket list.
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.
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
When should you take your Social Security benefit?