Welcome to Davis Williams Wealth Management
So much depends on a good plan. It’s true of baking a cake, planting a garden, and coaching a Little League team. It’s true of building an addition to your home. It’s true of building a rocket to travel to the moon. A successful retirement life is no different. The key is a good plan.
Did you know, however, that planning for retirement does not have to be rocket science? It can be pretty straightforward. However extraordinary a rocket launch seems, it’s based on immutable laws of gravity, propulsion, mass, and so on. Such laws never change, and so a rocket launch is predictable. Although your retirement is not predictable, it can be engineered through a planning process - a good plan.
We want you to approach retirement feeling confident that your hopes and your wishes, the lifestyle you now enjoy and the dreams you hope to achieve, could soon be a reality.
Pay Yourself First
It sounds simple, but paying yourself first can really pay off.
Social Security: By the Numbers
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
Systematic Withdrawals in Retirement
Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.
Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.
For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.
Most stock market analysis falls into three broad groups: Fundamental, technical, and sentimental. Here’s a look at each.
Concerns over identity theft continue to grow, especially with data breaches at major companies and financial institutions.
Whole life insurance remains in force as long as you remain current with premiums. Here's how it works.
An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
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.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate
If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
Have you explored all your options when it comes to managing your taxable income?