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.
Keep Your Umbrella Handy
Umbrella liability can be a fairly inexpensive way to help shelter current assets and future income from the unexpected.
The Five Basics of Financial Literacy
How literate are you when it comes to your finances? Brush up with these five basics.
Is a SEP-IRA Right for Your Business?
For some, the idea of establishing a retirement strategy evokes worries about complicated reporting and administration.
This checklist can give you a quick snapshot of how prepared you are.
The right executor may help ensure the distribution of your assets is done with as little upheaval as possible.
Understanding the types of long-term-care services—and what those services could cost—may be critical.
It sounds simple, but paying yourself first can really pay off.
1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.
A few strategies that may help you prepare for the cost of higher education.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
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.
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.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
The seas of the market are constantly shifting. Whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
Ever lost your wallet? Frustrating. Here’s what you can do to keep yourself safe.
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?