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.
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.
Important Birthdays Over 50
Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.
Women and Financial Strategies
Most women don’t shy away from the day-to-day financial decisions, but some may be leaving their future to chance.
Preparing for the eventual distribution of your assets may not sound enticing. But a will puts the power in your hands.
Over time, different investments' performances can shift a portfolio’s intent and risk profile. Rebalancing may be critical.
The right executor may help ensure the distribution of your assets is done with as little upheaval as possible.
Are you a thrill seeker, or content to relax in the backyard? Use this flowchart to find out more about your risk tolerance.
Each day, the Fed is behind the scenes supporting the economy and providing services to the U.S. financial system.
Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
What does your home really cost?
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate
Ever lost your wallet? Frustrating. Here’s what you can do to keep yourself safe.
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.