Understanding Today’s Financial Environment
Welcome, I’m Mike Patton, a financial professional in Bluefield, WV. 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 goal is saving for retirement, college savings, or estate strategy, 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 (304) 887-1445.
Perception vs. Reality
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Choosing a Mortgage
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.
The Cycle of Investing
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
Explore the benefits and drawbacks to paying off your mortgage prior to retirement with this article.
When considering life insurance, it's important to understand your options.
Whole life insurance remains in force as long as you remain current with premiums. Here's how it works.
There are things about Social Security that might surprise you.
A four-step framework for building a personal legacy.
What can be learned from the savings rate?
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Here’s a crash course on saving for college.
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”
Do you know these three personal finance sayings?
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
For women, retirement strategy is a long race. It’s helpful to know the route.
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?