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.
How Does Your Credit Score Compare?
Have you ever wondered how your credit score compares to the rest of the country? Take a look and see.
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.
You Would Rather Be...
Are you a thrill seeker, or content to relax in the backyard? Use this flowchart to find out more about your risk tolerance.
Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.
Ascertaining the value of your business is important for a variety of reasons.
Business owners may be able to protect themselves from the financial consequences of losing a key employee.
In the face of divorce, making changes to insurance coverage may be overlooked.
Investors who put off important investment decisions may face potential consequence to their future financial security.
Earnings season can move markets. What is it and why is it important?
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
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
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.