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.
The Half Million Dollar Baby
The true cost of raising a child may be far more than you expect.
When Life Insurance Becomes Taxable
Life insurance proceeds are generally tax-free. But not in all cases.
The Facts About Income Tax
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
How long does a $20 bill last?
In the event of an unforeseen accident or illness, disability insurance may be a good way to protect your income and savings.
One way to find money is to examine your current spending habits and eliminate money wasters.
There are common mistakes you can avoid when saving for retirement.
If you have a traditional IRA, you may have the opportunity to extend its tax-deferred status across multiple generations.
A change in your mindset during retirement may drive changes to your portfolio.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.