Your Financial Future
Today’s economic environment presents many challenges. But along with these challenges comes opportunities and potential rewards for those who can identify long-term trends.
Whether you’re facing retirement—or looking to better understand certain investment ideas—we can help you address your most pressing money questions.
At Dicke Financial, our first priority is your overall financial success. We want to learn more about your personal situation, identify your dreams and goals, and understand your tolerance for risk. Long-term relationships that encourage open and honest communication have been the cornerstone of our foundation of success.
Our site is filled with educational videos, articles, presentations, and calculators designed to help you learn more about the world of personal finance. As you search our website, send us a note regarding any questions you may have about any particular investment concepts or products. We'll get back to you quickly with a thoughtful answer.
Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets
An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.
Does Your Credit Score Affect Your Insurance Rates?
Your credit score may influence how much you pay for auto and home insurance.
The Cost of Procrastination
Don't let procrastination keep you from pursuing your financial dreams and goals.
You make decisions for your portfolio, but how much do you really know about the products you buy? Try this quiz
What can be learned from the savings rate?
When you’re married and have children, insurance needs will be different.
Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.
When your child has income, there’s a good chance that he or she will need to report it and pay taxes.
Do you know where the idea of “retirement” comes from?
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
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.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
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.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Here’s a quick guide to checking to see if you have unclaimed money.
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
When should you take your Social Security benefit?
Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.