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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Tax Rules When Selling Your Home
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The federal government requires deceased individuals to file a final income tax return.
An increasing number have been developed to help individuals with their personal finances.
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The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
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.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
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$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
When markets shift, experienced investors stick to their strategy.
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.