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.
Jane Bond: Scaling the Ladder
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
Three Key Questions to Answer Before Taking Social Security
When to start? Should I continue to work? How can I maximize my benefit?
Universal Life Insurance
Universal life insurance is permanent insurance with a flexible premium. Here's how it works.
Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.
The money problems or bad lifestyle habits of adult children could lead to the squandering of any inheritance they receive.
Do your insurance needs stay the same when the nest empties?
There are things about Social Security that might surprise you.
Some people wonder if Social Security will remain financially sound enough to pay the benefits they are owed.
Retirees traveling abroad need to know that their health insurance travels with them.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
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.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
That big list of dreams and goals isn't the only way to look at your bucket list.
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?