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.
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The Other Sure Thing
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
The Latte Lie and Other Myths
Do you know these three personal finance sayings?
The Half Million Dollar Baby
The true cost of raising a child may be far more than you expect.
Military families face unique challenges, making personal finance even more critical.
Knowing how insurance deductibles work can help you save money and give you peace of mind.
When selecting a mortgage, one of the most critical choices is between a fixed or variable interest-rate mortgage.
The money problems or bad lifestyle habits of adult children could lead to the squandering of any inheritance they receive.
Being healthy not only makes you feel good, it may also help you financially.
Here’s a guide to explain all the parts of Medicare.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
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.
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.
The average retirement lasts for 18 years. Are you prepared to fill that many days?
Have you found yourself suddenly single? Here are 3 steps to take right now.
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.
Here’s a crash course on saving for college.
When should you take your Social Security benefit?
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.