Welcome to Southwest Financial Services, LLC
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—we 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 our 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 our website, send us a note with any questions you have about any particular investment concepts or products. We'll get back to you quickly with a thoughtful answer.
A Living Trust Primer
Living trusts are popular, but their appropriateness will depend upon your individual needs and objectives.
Safeguard Your Digital Estate
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?
Do You Owe The AMT?
If you want to avoid potential surprises at tax time, it may make sense to know where you stand when it comes to the AMT.
Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.
However exciting retiring abroad may sound, it deserves considerable planning.
Many Americans are operating their personal finances with only the barest minimum of knowledge.
In the event of an unforeseen accident or illness, disability insurance may be a good way to protect your income and savings.
Looking forward to retirement? It's critical to understand the difference between immediate and deferred annuities.
For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
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.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
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.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.