Understanding Today’s Financial Environment
Welcome, I’m Brian Bolton, an insurance/financial professional in the Des Moines, Iowa area. We can help take the mystery out of preparing for today and tomorrow. Whether your goal is full protection, saving for home, auto, business expansion, retirement, college savings, or estate strategy, we focus on your unique needs and financial objectives.
Our associates have years of experience with insurance and financial services. We can help you address the needs of today and for many years to come. We look forward to working with you through all stages of your life, please call (515) 205-1473.
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Countering Counterfeit Currency
Combating counterfeiting remains core to preserving the integrity of the nation’s money.
When Heirs are Imperfect
The money problems or bad lifestyle habits of adult children could lead to the squandering of any inheritance they receive.
Suddenly Single: 3 Steps to Take Now
Have you found yourself suddenly single? Here are 3 steps to take right now.
In investments, one great debate asks the question, “Active or Passive Investing: Which Is Better?”
Loss of income from disability has the potential to cause financial hardship. Disability insurance can help.
Understanding how a stock works is key to understanding your investments.
Choosing to bear the financial burden of an adverse event is called self-insuring. Do you know what that entails?
Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.
Making a career move requires tough decisions, not the least of which is what to do with the funds in your retirement plan.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
That big list of dreams and goals isn't the only way to look at your bucket list.
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
Here’s a quick guide to checking to see if you have unclaimed money.