Helping Clients Invest in Their Financial Dreams
With something as personal as your finances, it’s important to work with an advisor you trust and with whom you want to work for the long-term. After all, building a financial plan is not a one-time event; it is an ongoing process that requires adjustments as your life or goals change. At Clayton Investment Associates, we want to fill this role in your life. We welcome the opportunity to guide you along your financial path. Contact us to take the first step.
18 Years Worth of Days
The average retirement lasts for 18 years. Are you prepared to fill that many days?
Spotting Credit Trouble
The wise use of credit is a critical skill. These 10 questions will help you assess your skill level.
Life and Death of a Twenty Dollar Bill
How long does a $20 bill last?
Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.
Here are 4 great, and sometimes unexpected, places to raise a family.
Social media may be a modern imperative for businesses looking to grow and build their brand, but it also introduces risk.
One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.
In the event of an unforeseen accident or illness, disability insurance may be a good way to protect your income and savings.
Does it make sense to borrow from my 401(k) to pay off debt or to make a major purchase?
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
What is your plan for health care during retirement?
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.
Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?