WELCOME TO RJW INVESTMENT AND INSURANCE CONSULTANTS
RJW is an independent financial services firm focused on preserving and protecting what matters most to you. Through our relationship with Cambridge, one of the most respected independent broker dealers in the industry, we have the flexibility to offer a wide range of financial products without the obligation to sell proprietary products or services. Our independence allows us to be selective, offering only the products and services we believe are best suited to meet your objectives and goals.
At RJW, we are committed to providing our clients with custom-tailored solutions in pursuit of financial freedom. We begin by working with you to determine your personal goals and objectives. After these have been determined, we design an individualized plan with defensive strategies to help protect your principal. We expect your life to change, and we continually monitor your financial progress, evaluate your portfolio on a regular basis, and revise as needed to stay aligned with your objectives.
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.
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 my website, send me 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.
Immediate vs. Deferred Annuities
Looking forward to retirement? It's critical to understand the difference between immediate and deferred annuities.
Retirement Income and the Traditional Portfolio
Experiencing negative returns early in retirement can potentially undermine the sustainability of your assets.
5 Benefits of Working in Retirement
Here are 5 reason why you may consider working through retirement.
The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.
Your liability for damages that occur when a tree on your property falls on your neighbor’s property is not clear cut.
International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.
At what point can you call a personal vehicle commercial?
Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.
Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
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.