Understanding Today’s Financial Environment
Welcome, I’m Tommy Pietsch, a financial planner in Shiner, Texas. We understand that individuals face unique challenges as they prepare for retirement. We can help take the mystery out of preparing for today and tomorrow. Whether you are investing for retirement, college savings or estate planning, our personalized service focuses your needs, wants, and financial goals and objectives.
Our professionals have years of experience in financial services, actually over 25 years. We can help you address your needs of today and for many years to come. We look forward to working with you through all stages of your life, please call (361) 594-2530.
Inflation and Your Portfolio
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
An Arm and a Leg
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.
Keeping Up with the Joneses
Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?
If you want to avoid potential surprises at tax time, it may make sense to know where you stand when it comes to the AMT.
Business owners may be able to protect themselves from the financial consequences of losing a key employee.
Don't let procrastination keep you from pursuing your financial dreams and goals.
Each day, the Fed is behind the scenes supporting the economy and providing services to the U.S. financial system.
It sounds simple, but paying yourself first can really pay off.
Five creative (and inexpensive) ideas for motivating your employees.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
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
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial advisor about changes in your situation.
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?