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.
Choosing a Mortgage
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.
U.S. Personal Savings Rate
What can be learned from the savings rate?
The Cost of Procrastination
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
You taught them how to read and how to ride a bike, but have you taught your children how to manage money?
Couples may be able to head off many of the problems in a marriage that money can cause.
Individuals have three basic choices with the 401(k) account they accrued at a previous employer.
The chances of an IRS audit aren't that high. And being audited does not necessarily imply that the IRS suspects wrongdoing.
Estate tax exemptions rules appear to be stabilizing, prompting many to reconsider conventional estate strategies.
Thanks to the work of three economists, we have a better understanding of what determines an asset’s price.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
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.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
The seas of the market are constantly shifting. Whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.
When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?