Let us do the worrying so you can get back to your family, your retirement, and your greater purpose in life.
Pineywoods Financial helps retirees, pre-retirees, and families in East Texas make sense of their options and build stronger financial futures. We have a special focus on retirement and help our clients create comfortable retirement lifestyles in today’s volatile markets through conservative investment strategies.
Our clients are hard-working, community-oriented individuals who are seeking the guidance of a trusted team of financial experts. We help them find personal answers to challenging questions like:
- When can I afford to retire?
- How can I avoid outliving my retirement funds?
- How can I pay for long-term health expenses as I age?
- Will I go broke paying for long-term healthcare?
- Am I paying too much in taxes?
- How can I grow my investments in turbulent markets?
Welcome to Pineywoods Financial
The New Wild West: Bitcoin
Bitcoin’s future is uncertain, but one thing is for sure: it’s the wild west out there, and there is no sheriff in town.
“Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams to Watch For
Every year the IRS releases its list of tax scams, spotlighting some ways that people try to separate you from your money.
Four Steps to Valuing an Estate
Determining the value of your estate, or for someone who has passed away, can be a complex undertaking.
A letter of instruction provides additional and more personal information regarding your estate.
A collection of tips from professional travelers.
Here’s a list of 10 questions to ask that may help you better understand the costs and benefits of long-term-care insurance.
When you take the time to learn more about how it works, you may be able to put the tax code to work for you.
Probate can be a completely public process, or it can be managed to include as little information as possible.
Living trusts are popular, but their appropriateness will depend upon your individual needs and objectives.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
When should you take your Social Security benefit?
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
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Here’s a crash course on saving for college.
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.