Understanding Today’s Financial Environment
Welcome, I’m Mark Militello, a financial professional in Corpus Christi, TX. I understand that each individual faces unique financial challenges I can help take the mystery out of saving for retirement or putting money away for a special purpose. My personalized service focuses on your needs, wants, and financial goals.
I look forward to working with you through all stages of your life. You can reach me at (361) 882-3221.
Contributing to an IRA?
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
The Rule of 72
Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.
A Penny Saved is Two Pennies Earned
Here are some simple and inexpensive energy-saving tips that may help you save money.
Understanding Extended Care
Understanding the types of extended care services—and what those services could cost—may be critical.
Does Your Child Need to File an Income Tax Return?
When your child has income, there’s a good chance that he or she will need to report it and pay taxes.
A Look at Diversification
Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.
The Investment Risk No One’s Ever Heard Of
You face a risk for which the market does not compensate you, that can not be easily reduced through diversification.
Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.
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Can I Refinance My Mortgage?
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
How Compound Interest Works
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
Potential Income from an IRA
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Tax Freedom Day
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
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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.
An Inside Look at Retirement Living
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Managing Your Lifestyle
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Protecting Those Who Matter Most
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
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Bridging the Confidence Gap
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
Retirement Plan Detectives
A couple become Retirement Plan Detectives, searching records from old employers.
An Arm and a Leg
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.
Rightsizing for Retirement
What does your home really cost?
Choosing a Mortgage
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.
Inflation and Your Portfolio
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.