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.
Retirement Income and the Traditional Portfolio
Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.
Social Security: The \$64,000 Question
One of the most common questions people ask about Social Security is when they should start taking benefits.
Social Security: By the Numbers
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
Earnings season can move markets. What is it and why is it important?
Concerns over identity theft continue to grow, especially with data breaches at major companies and financial institutions.
What can be learned from the savings rate?
Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.
The true cost of raising a child may be far more than you expect.
Even low inflation rates over an extended period of time can impact your finances in retirement.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
That big list of dreams and goals isn't the only way to look at your bucket list.
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.
How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?