About West Insurance & Financial Group
At West Insurance & Financial Group, Inc, we represent many insurance companies by carefully selecting our carriers in order to bring you the best level of service, price and coverage. As an independent insurance agency, we look at a wide variety of carriers to assess your insurance needs and manage your risks. Through our independence, we provide one on one service and are in an advantageous position to approach such challenges with vast experience and skill.
What Our Kids Can Teach us About Saving Money
Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.
Systematic Withdrawals in Retirement
Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.
U.S. Personal Savings Rate
What can be learned from the savings rate?
The Economic Report of the President can help identify the forces driving — or dragging — the economy.
Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.
Estate strategies for millennials may sound like less of a concern than retirement, but young adults should prepare now.
The true cost of raising a child may be far more than you expect.
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
In investments, one great debate asks the question, “Active or Passive Investing: Which Is Better?”
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
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.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
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.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
Here’s a crash course on saving for college.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
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.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.