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
Earnings for All Seasons
Earnings season can move markets. What is it and why is it important?
Red Flags for Tax Auditors
Here are six flags that may make your tax return prime for an IRS audit.
Important Birthdays Over 50
Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.
Technology tips to make your next trip even better.
Combating counterfeiting remains core to preserving the integrity of the nation’s money.
Affluent investors face unique challenges when putting together an investment strategy. Make sure you keep these in mind.
How literate are you when it comes to your finances? Brush up with these five basics.
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
Estate tax exemptions rules appear to be stabilizing, prompting many to reconsider conventional estate strategies.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
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.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
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.
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.