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.
Systematic Withdrawals in Retirement
Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.
18 Years’ Worth of Days
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?
The Facts About Income Tax
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
Thanks to the work of three economists, we have a better understanding of what determines an asset’s price.
Don't let procrastination keep you from pursuing your financial dreams and goals.
When selecting a fixed-rate mortgage, a borrower has to determine how many years to finance the loan.
If you’re thinking of leasing a new car, then you shouldn’t forget about gap insurance.
This checklist can give you a quick snapshot of how prepared you are.
Simple steps may help you foil hackers and protect your privacy.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
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
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.