Understanding Today’s Financial Environment
Welcome! I’m James Kuxhaus, a Wealth Advisor and CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNERTM professional in Salem, Oregon. We at Directions Wealth understand that individuals face unique challenges as they prepare for retirement. Our professionals have many years of experience in financial services and can help take the mystery out of preparing for today and tomorrow.
Whether your goal is saving for retirement, college, an estate strategy or other goals, our personalized service focuses on your needs, wants, and financial goals and objectives. We look forward to working with you through all stages of your life. Please email or call us at 503-364-9358 to schedule a complimentary visit to determine whether we are the right fit for you.
Raising Healthy Children
Healthy habits are one of the greatest gifts to give your child.
Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous
Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?
Caring for Aging Parents
As our nation ages, many Americans are turning their attention to caring for aging parents.
Understanding the types of long-term-care services—and what those services could cost—may be critical.
Second marriages are a trigger event to revisit any existing estate strategies.
Without a solid approach, health care expenses may add up quickly and potentially alter your spending.
Even dogs have bad days. So, what happens when your dog bites a neighbor or passing pedestrian?
If you are concerned about inflation and expect short-term interest rates may increase, TIPS could be worth considering.
You make decisions for your portfolio, but how much do you really know about the products you buy? Try this quiz
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
Here’s a quick guide to checking to see if you have unclaimed money.
Here’s a crash course on saving for college.
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.