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 Latte Lie and Other Myths
Do you know these three personal finance sayings?
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?
International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.
Dropping off your son or daughter is loaded with emotions; here are a few tips for a smoother experience.
Four vacation destinations you might never have thought of.
Earnings season can move markets. What is it and why is it important?
You make decisions for your portfolio, but how much do you really know about the products you buy? Try this quiz
Investors who put off important investment decisions may face potential consequence to their future financial security.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
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.
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
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.