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.
Are Alternative Investments Right for You?
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
Retirement Income and the Traditional Portfolio
Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.
Acres of Diamonds
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.
In investments, one great debate asks the question, “Active or Passive Investing: Which Is Better?”
Successful sector investing is dependent upon an accurate analysis about when to rotate in and out.
For some, the idea of establishing a retirement strategy evokes worries about complicated reporting and administration.
Being healthy not only makes you feel good, it may also help you financially.
Have fun and learn how to craft the perfect password with the help of this highly engaging infographic.
The true cost of raising a child may be far more than you expect.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
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.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.
Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.