Understanding Today’s Financial Environment
Welcome, I’m Jim Garrison, a financial professional in the South King, Pierce County / Tacoma and South Puget Sound areas of Washington. 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 your goal is saving for retirement, college savings, or estate strategies, our personalized service focuses on your needs, wants, financial goals, and objectives.
Our professionals have years of experience in financial services. We can help you address your needs today and for many years to come. We look forward to working with you through all stages of your life, please call me direct at (360) 280-5969.
The Richest Man in Babylon
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
All Muni Bonds Are Not Created Equal
Gaining a better understanding of municipal bonds makes more sense than ever.
A House Divided
By understanding a few key concepts during a divorce, you may be able to avoid common pitfalls.
For some, the idea of establishing a retirement strategy evokes worries about complicated reporting and administration.
Most women don’t shy away from the day-to-day financial decisions, but some may be leaving their future to chance.
You can plan ahead to protect yourself and your family against the financial consequences of deteriorating health.
It may help your business be better prepared in the event of the death of a principal or key employee.
When selecting a fixed-rate mortgage, a borrower has to determine how many years to finance the loan.
The uncertainties we face in retirement can erode our sense of confidence.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
Here’s a quick guide to checking to see if you have unclaimed money.
Have you found yourself suddenly single? Here are 3 steps to take right now.
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.