At David J. Fender & Associates Inc.,
We offer a variety of services including complex tax preparation, accounting services, as well as comprehensive investment planning*. In addition to preparing and filing your tax return, we can assist in developing a unique plan that takes into account your financial circumstances, tax status, and can implement a broad variety of strategies for your college, retirement, insurance, and estate planning goals.
We offer our clients a multifaceted approach to address their growing financial challenges.
*These services are offered by David J. Fender through his affiliation with HD Vest.
Interest Rates: How Low Can They Go?
The question used to be, “How low can interest rates go?” Now it's, “How long can rates remain at their historic low levels?”
Choosing a Retirement Plan that Fits Your Business
To choose a plan, it’s important to ask yourself four key questions.
Inflation & Your Money
It's important to understand how inflation is reported and how it can affect investments.
Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.
International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.
Over time, different investments' performances can shift a portfolio’s intent and risk profile. Rebalancing may be critical.
If you are concerned about inflation and expect short-term interest rates may increase, TIPS could be worth considering.
Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.
Ascertaining the value of your business is important for a variety of reasons.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
What does your home really cost?
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?