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.
How to Appeal Your Property Taxes
For homeowners who think their property taxes are too high, there are ways to appeal.
How Does Your Credit Score Compare?
Have you ever wondered how your credit score compares to the rest of the country? Take a look and see.
Budgeting After a Divorce
Divorce is the second most stressful time in a person's life. Here's some tips to get through it.
Here’s a list of 10 questions to ask that may help you better understand the costs and benefits of long-term-care insurance.
It's important to make sure your retirement strategy anticipates health-care expenses.
Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.
Gun owners need to make sure that their homeowners policy covers the full value of their firearm(s) as personal liability.
What did the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act change? Here's a quick snapshot.
Your liability for damages that occur when a tree on your property falls on your neighbor’s property is not clear cut.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.
Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.
There are a few things to consider when buying or leasing your next vehicle.
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
The seas of the market are constantly shifting. Whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.