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.
Insuring Your Business With a Buy/Sell Agreement
It may help your business be better prepared in the event of the death of a principal or key employee.
When to Self-Insure
Choosing to bear the financial burden of an adverse event is called self-insuring. Do you know what that entails?
Red Flags for Tax Auditors
Here are six flags that may make your tax return prime for an IRS audit.
Conquering Retirement Challenges for Women
Looking ahead can help you conquer these unique obstacles.
Healthcare Costs in Retirement
Without a solid approach, health care expenses may add up quickly and potentially alter your spending.
Fixed or Variable Mortgage, Which Should You Pick?
When selecting a mortgage, one of the most critical choices is between a fixed or variable interest-rate mortgage.
Making a Charitable Contribution
There are benefits and limitations when you decide to donate stock.
Why Everyone Needs an Estate Strategy
Do you have an estate strategy? You should.
What to Look for in an Extended-Care Policy
Here’s a list of 8 questions to ask that may help you better understand the costs and benefits of extended-care insurance.
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Paying Off a Credit Card
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
Inflation & Retirement
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Interested in a Fuel Efficient Car?
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Potential Income from an IRA
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
How Much Home Can I Afford?
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
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Principles of Preserving Wealth
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
5 Smart Investing Principles
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Your Cash Flow Statement
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Managing Your Lifestyle
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
An Inside Look at Retirement Living
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Protecting Those Who Matter Most
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
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Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations?
Coaches have helped you your whole life, in ways big and small. We'd like to be one of them.
Bridging the Confidence Gap
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
16 Wall Street Cliches in 60 Seconds
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
Finding the Balance
The sandwich generation faces unique challenges. For many, meeting needs is a matter of finding a balance.
The Latte Lie and Other Myths
Check out this video to begin separating fact from fiction.