Your Financial Future
Today’s economic environment presents many challenges. But along with these challenges comes opportunities and potential rewards for those who can identify long-term trends.
Whether you’re facing retirement—or looking to better understand certain investment ideas—Michael Mullins can help you address your most pressing money questions.
Our first priority is your overall financial success. We want to learn more about your personal situation, identify your dreams and goals, and understand your tolerance for risk. Long-term relationships that encourage open and honest communication have been the cornerstone of my foundation of success.
Our site is filled with educational videos, articles, presentations, and calculators designed to help you learn more about the world of personal finance. As you search my website, send me a note regarding any questions you may have about any particular investment concepts or products. We'll get back to you quickly with a thoughtful answer.
Donating Art: Taxation Abstraction
The tax rules that govern donating art are complex and confusing. Take a closer look.
Tax Deductions You Won't Believe
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List
Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.
It may help your business be better prepared in the event of the death of a principal or key employee.
Without a solid approach, health care expenses may add up quickly and potentially alter your spending.
Investors who put off important investment decisions may face potential consequence to their future financial security.
Umbrella liability can be a fairly inexpensive way to help shelter current assets and future income from the unexpected.
Here are 4 great, and sometimes unexpected, places to raise a family.
Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
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.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
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.
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.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
Make your retirement as exciting as your next vacation.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?
When markets shift, experienced investors stick to their strategy.