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 Cost of Procrastination
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
Protection Against Uninsured Drivers
You’re hit by an uninsured driver. Now what? Are you protected against financial losses?
Can Group, Private Disability Policies Work Together?
Loss of income from disability has the potential to cause financial hardship. Disability insurance can help.
Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.
The true cost of raising a child may be far more than you expect.
There’s a link between debt and stress.
Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.
90% of small businesses in the U.S. don't protect their data from cyber attacks. Is your business at risk?
Social media may be a modern imperative for businesses looking to grow and build their brand, but it also introduces risk.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
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.
Here’s a quick guide to checking to see if you have unclaimed money.
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.
For women, retirement strategy is a long race. It’s helpful to know the route.