Understanding Today’s Financial Environment
Welcome, I’m Chris Holcomb, a financial consultant in Elkridge, MD. We understand that individuals face unique challenges as they prepare for retirement. We can help take the mystery out of preparing for today and tomorrow. Whether you are investing for retirement, college savings or estate planning, our personalized service focuses your needs, wants, and financial goals and objectives.
Our professionals have years of experience in financial services. We can help you address your needs of today and for many years to come. We look forward to working with you through all stages of your life, please call (410) 975-8387.
Where Is the Market Headed?
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”
A Primer on Dividends
A company's profits can be reinvested or paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."
What Is a Roth 401(k)?
Roth 401(k) plans combine features of traditional 401(k) plans with those of a Roth IRA.
The Economic Report of the President can help identify the forces driving — or dragging — the economy.
Workers 50+ may make contributions to their qualified retirement plans above the limits imposed on younger workers.
Healthy habits are one of the greatest gifts to give your child.
Do your insurance needs stay the same when the nest empties?
Important items to consider when purchasing condo insurance.
Having an emergency fund may help alleviate the stress and worry associated with a financial crisis.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
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.
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.
What if instead of buying that home, you invested that money?
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.