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.
The Power of Compound Interest
Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.
A Taxing Story: Capital Gains and Losses
Understanding how capital gains are taxed may help you refine your investment strategies.
Your Emergency Fund: How Much Is Enough?
Having an emergency fund may help alleviate the stress and worry associated with a financial crisis.
Roth 401(k) plans combine features of traditional 401(k) plans with those of a Roth IRA.
Life insurance proceeds are generally tax-free. But not in all cases.
What can be learned from the savings rate?
Five phases to changing unhealthy behaviors.
It's important to make sure your retirement strategy anticipates health-care expenses.
Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Have you found yourself suddenly single? Here are 3 steps to take right now.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial advisor about changes in your situation.
Roth IRAs are tax advantaged in a different way from traditional IRAs.
Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.