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.
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.
Personal Finance Tips for Military Families
Military families face unique challenges, making personal finance even more critical.
Learn a little about worldwide currency in this fun infographic
Living trusts are popular, but their appropriateness will depend upon your individual needs and objectives.
Bitcoin has emerged as a digital currency that exists virtually, making it different in fundamental ways.
Knowing how insurance deductibles work can help you save money and give you peace of mind.
The item most homeowners forget on their home improvement project checklist is insurance.
Concerns over identity theft continue to grow, especially with data breaches at major companies and financial institutions.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.