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.
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The Rule of 72
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.
Choices for Your 401(k) at a Former Employer
Individuals have three basic choices with the 401(k) account they accrued at a previous employer.
“Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams to Watch For
Every year the IRS releases its list of tax scams, spotlighting some ways that people try to separate you from your money.
Here are several important changes to Social Security that may impact how and when you can begin taking income benefits.
Few contemplate the complex journey that brought their coffee from farm to kitchen table.
Five strategies for managing your student debt.
The Economic Report of the President can help identify the forces driving — or dragging — the economy.
Determining the value of your estate, or for someone who has passed away, can be a complex undertaking.
You can plan ahead to protect yourself and your family against the financial consequences of deteriorating health.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
Coaches have helped you your whole life, in ways big and small. We’d like to be one of them.
The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.
Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.