Welcome to Investment Designers, Inc.
Investment Designers offers people in our communities a full range of financial products and services. Our associates believe that investment management, retirement planning, and estate conservation should be top priorities for individuals and families of all ages and income ranges. And companies of all sizes should have access to high-quality retirement plans and educational materials for their employees.
Will You Pay the AMT?
Despite recent tax-law changes, many Americans are expected to pay the AMT this year.
The Lowdown on Those Free Credit Scores
What’s the deal with your yearly free credit report?
U.S. Personal Savings Rate
What can be learned from the savings rate?
A four-step framework for building a personal legacy.
Crowdfunding continues to gain momentum as more people search the Internet for financing and fundraising alternatives.
Dropping off your son or daughter is loaded with emotions; here are a few tips for a smoother experience.
Gun owners need to make sure that their homeowners policy covers the full value of their firearm(s) as personal liability.
There are a number of reasons for business owners to consider a business succession plan sooner rather than later.
Preparing for college means setting goals, staying focused, and tackling a few key milestones along the way.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
Roth IRAs are tax advantaged in a different way from traditional IRAs.
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
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.