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.
Choosing a Business Structure
Entrepreneurs all face the same question, “Which business structure should I adopt?”
Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
Term vs. Permanent Life Insurance
When considering life insurance, it's important to understand your options.
Here’s a list of 10 questions to ask that may help you better understand the costs and benefits of long-term-care insurance.
Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.
When you take the time to learn more about how it works, you may be able to put the tax code to work for you.
Here are several important changes to Social Security that may impact how and when you can begin taking income benefits.
Not only can D&O insurance provide financial protection, but it can help improve an organization’s decision-making.
What’s the deal with your yearly free credit report?
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
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
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.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.
If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.
Have you found yourself suddenly single? Here are 3 steps to take right now.
Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.