"Building Trust through Education"
RLB Financial created this Web site to help you gain a better understanding of the financial concepts behind insurance, investing, retirement, estate planning, and wealth preservation. Most importantly, we hope you see the value of working with skilled professionals to pursue your financial goal. RLB Financial is a full-service financial consulting firm dedicated to helping our clients build wealth and protect their hard-earned assets.
Our firm is completely independent, so our loyalty belongs exclusively to our clients -- not to a parent company. Our firm works exclusively on fee-based compensation. This approach takes commissions out of the equation and helps ensure that you receive objective advice that fits your particular needs and situation, not some hidden agenda. It also means that we are here for you, ready to offer ongoing financial expertise whenever you need it, whether or not you are ready to invest.
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"Building Trust through Education"
Buying vs. Leasing a Car
Whatever your relationship with your car, it may eventually come time for a new one. Familiarize yourself with your options.
The Power of Tax-Deferred Growth
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
Planning for Special Needs Children
Planning for a special-needs child can be complicated, confusing, and even overwhelming.
When selecting a fixed-rate mortgage, a borrower has to determine how many years to finance the loan.
There are ways to improve your physical fitness without denting your fiscal fitness.
Every year the IRS releases its a of tax scams, spotlighting some ways that people try to separate you from your money.
Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.
When considering life insurance, it's important to understand your options.
Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
As the economy gathers momentum, many are waiting for their personal finances to gather momentum, too.
A quick history of the Federal Reserve and overview of what it does.
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.
Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.