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.
To Buy or Not to Buy
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.
The Richest Man in Babylon
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
The Half Million Dollar Baby
The true cost of raising a child may be far more than you expect.
You May Need to Make Estimated Tax Payments If…
Have income that isn’t subject to tax withholding? Or insufficient withholdings? You may have to pay estimated taxes.
How Financial Professionals Are Compensated
Read this overview to learn how financial advisors are compensated.
Many pre-retirees can become focused on the “ideal” retirement, but turning that dream into a reality can be tricky. This content piece was written to help clients manage their expectations while maintaining optimism for the future.
The Cost of Procrastination
Don't let procrastination keep you from pursuing your financial dreams and goals.
Keeping Summer Safe: Pool and Spa Safety Tips
Each year hundreds of children die or are injured in pool accidents. By taking seven steps, you can keep your pool safe.
A Look at Whole Life Insurance
Whole life insurance remains in force as long as you remain current with premiums. Here's how it works.
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Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
How Much Home Can I Afford?
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Comparing Mortgage Terms
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Potential Income from an IRA
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
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Managing Your Lifestyle
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Your Cash Flow Statement
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
5 Smart Investing Principles
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Protecting Those Who Matter Most
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
5 Smart Investing Strategies
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
An Inside Look at Retirement Living
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
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Perception vs. Reality
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
The Junk Drawer Approach to Investing
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.
Stay Safe with a B.O.P. At Your Back
Learn about the advantages of Business Owner Policies with this highly educational and fun animated video.
The Facts About Income Tax
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
It May Be Time for a Financial Checkup
It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial professional about changes in your situation.