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.
Tuning Your Social Security Benefit
When should you take your Social Security benefit?
To Catch a Thief
Having your identity stolen may result in financial loss plus the cost of trying to restore your good name.
The Five Basics of Financial Literacy
How literate are you when it comes to your finances? Brush up with these five basics.
Do you know where the idea of “retirement” comes from?
Crowdfunding continues to gain momentum as more people search the Internet for financing and fundraising alternatives.
When selecting a mortgage, one of the most critical choices is between a fixed or variable interest-rate mortgage.
Is your estate in order? This short quiz may help you assess your overall strategy.
Dropping off your son or daughter is loaded with emotions; here are a few tips for a smoother experience.
Each day, the Fed is behind the scenes supporting the economy and providing services to the U.S. financial system.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
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.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
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.
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
The average retirement lasts for 18 years. Are you prepared to fill that many days?
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
There are a lot of misconceptions about Social Security. Here’s the truth about three of them.
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.