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I work with individuals and families developing comprehensive retirement plans. I develop savings plans to help grow wealth, income plans for clients close to retirement, and preservation plans aimed at protecting wealth for other family members. I offer a wide array of investment and insurance products to help my clients achieve their retirement planning objectives. In addition, I offer fee-based planning.To help me complete my work, I have the resources and support of a global firm with a small firm feel, providing me the freedom and flexibility to implement strategies and offer products best suited for my clientele.

What makes me unique is my intense focus on continued learning and professional development. My goal is for each client to have a high level of confidence and satisfaction that my knowledge and ability will lead to a successful plan for their future.


Learn more about the CARES Act

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act is the largest stimulus bill in American history. Learn more.

Want to discuss how this applies to your situation? Contact me for more information.

SECURE Act: Possible changes to your retirement planning strategy

The Setting Every Community up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act changes may affect your plans for retirement. The primary goals of the SECURE Act are to expand retirement savings, preserve retirement income, simplify existing rules and improve qualified retirement plan administration. Contact me if you have questions about your plans for retirement and the SECURE Act changes.

IRS extends tax-filing and IRA contribution deadline to July 15

Taxpayers now have an extra three months to file and pay their taxes. Because the date for filing federal income tax returns has been extended, the deadline for making contributions to your IRA for 2019 is also extended to July 15, 2020. Contact me to learn more.

Audio commentary: Coronavirus developments and market impact

As the COVID-19 situation continually evolves, this is a period of great uncertainty for all of us. To help make sense of these difficult times, we’re having a conversation with Janet Engels, Head of the Portfolio Advisory Group – U.S., on the economic impact of the outbreak and what this disruption means for financial markets, what we’re observing during these fast-moving developments, and what to expect from here. Please take a few moments to listen to this audio file. If you have any questions or need further guidance, please do not hesitate to contact me.

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A shadow of doubt?

The U.S. stock market seems to be a bit out of sync with the recovery paths for corporate earnings and the economy. The shadow cast by COVID-19 on profits and GDP growth could be longer than expected. We examine the paths back to normal for earnings and the economy, and the implications for equities. Read the full economic outlook in the latest edition of Global Insight.

 

The best returns are more than financial

At RBC Wealth Management, we know what’s important to you—the success of your family, personal aspirations and the legacy you want to leave to the world. See how we can help you grow more than wealth.


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Latest Insights

Taking stock, Part 3: Yields and sentiment

May 26, 2020 | Sean Naughton, CFA

We continue to look at unique indicators and analyze what happens to the stock market as these readings are digested by market participants.

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I’m not OK, and that’s OK: Encouraging open dialogue about mental health in the (remote) workplace

May 26, 2020 | RBC Wealth Management

Shareen Luze, head of HR at RBC Wealth Management, shares three ways leaders can help support the well-being of their teams.

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Growth versus value investing in a COVID-19 world

May 22, 2020 | Kelly Bogdanova

While some tempting cases can be made for value, we think it’s too soon to go big into value stocks at the expense of growth stocks.

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