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—David Gossett 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.
Social Security: By the Numbers
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
Protection Against Uninsured Drivers
You’re hit by an uninsured driver. Now what? Are you protected against financial losses?
Social Media: #NewestBusinessLiabilityRisk
Social media may be a modern imperative for businesses looking to grow and build their brand, but it also introduces risk.
Second marriages are a trigger event to revisit any existing estate strategies.
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
Irrevocable life insurance trusts can be important tools that may accomplish a number of estate objectives.
Couples may be able to head off many of the problems in a marriage that money can cause.
Learn when it may not make sense to file a claim on your home insurance.
Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
What is your plan for health care during retirement?
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial advisor about changes in your situation.
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?