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.
A Living Trust Primer
Living trusts are popular, but their appropriateness will depend upon your individual needs and objectives.
The Most Overlooked Item of Any Home Improvement
The item most homeowners forget on their home improvement project checklist is insurance.
Four Steps to Valuing an Estate
Determining the value of your estate, or for someone who has passed away, can be a complex undertaking.
Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.
The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.
This worksheet can help you estimate the costs of a four-year college program.
At what point can you call a personal vehicle commercial?
Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right
Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate
Ever lost your wallet? Frustrating. Here’s what you can do to keep yourself safe.
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?