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.
Your Changing Definition of Risk in Retirement
A change in your mindset during retirement may drive changes to your portfolio.
Ready for Retirement?
Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.
Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
Whatever your relationship with your car, it may eventually come time for a new one. Familiarize yourself with your options.
You make decisions for your portfolio, but how much do you really know about the products you buy? Try this quiz
Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.
Second marriages are a trigger event to revisit any existing estate strategies.
Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right
Looking forward to retirement? It's critical to understand the difference between immediate and deferred annuities.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
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 presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.
When should you take your Social Security benefit?
If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.
The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.
Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?