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.
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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.
U.S. Personal Savings Rate
What can be learned from the savings rate?
Is your estate in order? This short quiz may help you assess your overall strategy.
Understanding how capital gains are taxed may help you refine your investment strategies.
The money problems or bad lifestyle habits of adult children could lead to the squandering of any inheritance they receive.
There are a number of reasons for business owners to consider a business succession plan sooner rather than later.
In the event of an unforeseen accident or illness, disability insurance may be a good way to protect your income and savings.
One way to find money is to examine your current spending habits and eliminate money wasters.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.
How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.