Diane Halloway, CPA/PFS, CFP®, CSA (281) 486-7358

Brian Stephens, CPA/PFS, CFP®, CSA (281) 837-8585

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Houston, Texas 77058

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Baytown, Texas 77520

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An Arm and a Leg

A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.

The Value of Insuring Against Life’s Risks

The Value of Insuring Against Life’s Risks

Building wealth requires protection from the forces of wealth destruction.

What If You Get Audited?

What If You Get Audited?

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How Income Taxes Work

A quick look at how federal income taxes work.

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Buying Auto Insurance For Teen Drivers

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The Financial Literacy Crisis

Many Americans are operating their personal finances with only the barest minimum of knowledge.

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However exciting retiring abroad may sound, it deserves considerable planning.

12 Things to do Before the Ball Drops

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This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

My Retirement Savings

Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.

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Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.

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Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.

Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

Social Security Taxes

Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.

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Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

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Should I Invest In REITs?

Are Real Estate Investment Trusts right for your portfolio?

Bursting the Bubble

Tulips were the first, but won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?

What Our Kids Can Teach us About Saving Money

Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.

An Arm and a Leg

A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.

Jane Bond: Infiltrating the Market

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, infiltrating the world of bonds.

The New Wild West: Bitcoin

Bitcoin’s future is uncertain, but one thing is for sure: it’s the wild west out there, and there is no sheriff in town.

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