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—John H Bryan 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 my 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.
The Facts About Income Tax
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
Tax Deductions You Won't Believe
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
The Utility of Sector Investing
Successful sector investing is dependent upon an accurate analysis about when to rotate in and out.
Maintaining good records for your business not only helps to meet your tax and legal obligations, but it can save you money.
Knowing your options when a CD matures can help you make a sound investment decision.
Here are five facts about Social Security that are important to keep in mind.
Few contemplate the complex journey that brought their coffee from farm to kitchen table.
Preparing for the eventual distribution of your assets may not sound enticing. But a will puts the power in your hands.
A company's profits can be reinvested or paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Coaches have helped you your whole life, in ways big and small. We’d like to be one of them.
The seas of the market are constantly shifting. Whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.
Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.
Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?