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.
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Tips on insuring your teen driver.
Estimating the Cost of College
This worksheet can help you estimate the costs of a four-year college program.
How Stocks Work
Understanding how a stock works is key to understanding your investments.
Gaining a better understanding of municipal bonds makes more sense than ever.
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The right executor may help ensure the distribution of your assets is done with as little upheaval as possible.
The tax rules governing profits you realize from the sale of your home have changed in recent years.
Here are six flags that may make your tax return prime for an IRS audit.
How long does a $20 bill last?
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?
Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.