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.
The Rule of 72
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.
The Lowdown on Those Free Credit Scores
What’s the deal with your yearly free credit report?
Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous
Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?
Life insurance proceeds are generally tax-free. But not in all cases.
Thanks to the work of three economists, we have a better understanding of what determines an asset’s price.
There are four very good reasons to start investing. Do you know what they are?
You taught them how to read and how to ride a bike, but have you taught your children how to manage money?
What does the Tax Reform and Jobs Act mean for you?
Solve a mystery while learning how important your credit report is with this story-driven interactive.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.
What does your home really cost?
There are a few things to consider when buying or leasing your next vehicle.
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.