Understanding Today’s Financial Environment
Welcome, I’m Donald Ruppanner, a financial professional in Midland, TX. We understand that individuals face unique challenges as they prepare for retirement. We can help take the mystery out of preparing for today and tomorrow. Whether you goal is saving for retirement*, college savings*, or estate strategy, our personalized service focuses your needs, wants, and financial goals and objectives.
Our professionals have years of experience in financial services. We can help you address your needs of today and for many years to come. We look forward to working with you through all stages of your life, please call (432) 570-4344.
*These services offered by Donald Ruppanner and Troy Keel through their affiliation with HD Vest Investment ServicesSM and HD Vest Advisory ServicesSM.
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Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
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The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
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Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
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