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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The Latte Lie and Other Myths
Do you know these three personal finance sayings?
Variable Universal Life Insurance
Variable Universal Life is permanent insurance in which the policyholder directs how premiums are invested.
Insuring Your Second Home
There are unique risks of owning a second home and obtaining the proper coverage may protect you from financial risk.
A company's profits can be reinvested or paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."
Without a solid approach, health care expenses may add up quickly and potentially alter your spending.
Most women don’t shy away from the day-to-day financial decisions, but some may be leaving their future to chance.
China owns a portion of the total outstanding debt of the U.S. Government. What does it mean?
Entrepreneurs all face the same question, “Which business structure should I adopt?”
Ascertaining the value of your business is important for a variety of reasons.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
That big list of dreams and goals isn't the only way to look at your bucket list.
Have you found yourself suddenly single? Here are 3 steps to take right now.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.