Your Financial Future
Do you feel confident about your future? The economic environment today presents many challenges. We believe that with these challenges also come opportunities, as well as potential rewards, for those who successfully navigate the complex world of personal finance.
The team at Sonoma County Wealth Advisors is dedicated to helping secure your lifelong financial well-being. Whether you are looking to better understand investments, manage risk, pay for college or plan for your own retirement- we are here to help you with your most pressing money questions. When you are comfortable that your financial world is in order, you will be free to fully enjoy life on your terms.
Our site is filled with educational videos, articles, presentations, and calculators designed to help you learn more about the world of personal finance. As you search our website, send us a note regarding any questions you may have about investment concepts or products. We’ll get back to you promptly with a thoughtful answer.
Retirement Income and the Traditional Portfolio
Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.
Making Sense Of A Home Warranty
Understanding the value of a home warranty.
Required Reading: The Economic Report of the President
The Economic Report of the President can help identify the forces driving — or dragging — the economy.
When selecting a mortgage, one of the most critical choices is between a fixed or variable interest-rate mortgage.
Earnings season can move markets. What is it and why is it important?
Umbrella liability can be a fairly inexpensive way to help shelter current assets and future income from the unexpected.
Determining the value of your estate, or for someone who has passed away, can be a complex undertaking.
You make decisions for your portfolio, but how much do you really know about the products you buy? Try this quiz
Simple steps may help you foil hackers and protect your privacy.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Ever lost your wallet? Frustrating. Here’s what you can do to keep yourself safe.
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?