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.
Protecting Your Home Against Flood Loss
Protect yourself against the damage that your homeowners policy doesn’t cover.
The Economic Journey of Your Morning Coffee
Few contemplate the complex journey that brought their coffee from farm to kitchen table.
Money that Buys Good Health is Never Ill Spent
It's important to make sure your retirement strategy anticipates health-care expenses.
Most women don’t shy away from the day-to-day financial decisions, but some may be leaving their future to chance.
The tax rules that govern donating art are complex and confusing. Take a closer look.
Not only can D&O insurance provide financial protection, but it can help improve an organization’s decision-making.
Technology tips to make your next trip even better.
Individuals have three basic choices with the 401(k) account they accrued at a previous employer.
Getting the instruments of your retirement to work in concert may go far in realizing the retirement you imagine.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
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 number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate
It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial advisor about changes in your situation.
You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.
Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.