At Michael E Halla & Associates, we understand that pre-retirees and retirees face many important decisions that can affect their long-term financial success. Some of these decisions revolve around making investments that will help create a hedge against outliving their income, the impact of inflation, taxation, and rising healthcare costs.
Because 90% of our clients are pre-retirees and retirees with similar concerns, we are in an advantageous position to approach such challenges with experience and skill. Our professional services include: Financial Advisement, Insurance, Annuities, Stocks, Bonds, and Mutual Funds.
The Cost of Procrastination
Don't let procrastination keep you from pursuing your financial dreams and goals.
Insuring Your Business Against Cyber Liability
90% of small businesses in the U.S. don't protect their data from cyber attacks. Is your business at risk?
The Economic Journey of Your Morning Coffee
Few contemplate the complex journey that brought their coffee from farm to kitchen table.
There are unique risks of owning a second home and obtaining the proper coverage may protect you from financial risk.
Estate tax exemptions rules appear to be stabilizing, prompting many to reconsider conventional estate strategies.
For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.
A company's profits can be reinvested or paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."
What’s the deal with your yearly free credit report?
It may help your business be better prepared in the event of the death of a principal or key employee.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
When should you take your Social Security benefit?
A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.
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.
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.