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.
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How the Federal Reserve Works
Each day, the Fed is behind the scenes supporting the economy and providing services to the U.S. financial system.
How to Make the Tax Code Work for You
When you take the time to learn more about how it works, you may be able to put the tax code to work for you.
The Lowdown on Those Free Credit Scores
What’s the deal with your yearly free credit report?
Gaining a better understanding of municipal bonds makes more sense than ever.
Estate tax exemptions rules appear to be stabilizing, prompting many to reconsider conventional estate strategies.
One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.
Protect yourself against the damage that your homeowners policy doesn’t cover.
How to help determine life insurance needs to provide for your family after you pass away.
Concerns over identity theft continue to grow, especially with data breaches at major companies and financial institutions.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.
If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
Making the most of surprises is a great reason to work with us.