Understanding Today’s Financial Environment
Welcome, I’m Dixie Kendrick, a financial professional in Des Moines, Washington. I understand that individuals face unique challenges as they prepare for retirement. I can help take the mystery out of preparing for today and tomorrow. Whether your goal is saving for retirement, college savings, or estate strategy, my personalized service focuses on your needs, wants, and financial goals and objectives.
I have years of experience in financial services. I can help you address your needs of today and for many years to come. I look forward to working with you through all stages of your life, please call me at (206) 242-5600.
Bursting the Bubble
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
Ready for Retirement?
Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.
A Living Trust Primer
Living trusts are popular, but their appropriateness will depend upon your individual needs and objectives.
Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.
It may help your business be better prepared in the event of the death of a principal or key employee.
Good employee health can be great for the company’s bottom line.
1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.
Earnings season can move markets. What is it and why is it important?
Whole life insurance remains in force as long as you remain current with premiums. Here's how it works.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.