Understanding Today's Financial Environment
Welcome, I'm Samuel Collins III, a financial consultant in Hitchcock, TX. 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. 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 (409) 986-3979.
What Do Your Taxes Pay For?
Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.
Inflation - Back to the Future
Even low inflation rates over an extended period of time can impact your finances in retirement.
How Women Can Prepare For Retirement
Are women prepared for a 20-year retirement?
Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.
An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.
Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.
What does the Tax Reform and Jobs Act mean for you?
Here are 5 reason why you may consider working through retirement.
At what point can you call a personal vehicle commercial?
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
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.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations?
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?