Understanding Today’s Financial Environment
About Our Washington DC Financial Planner
Welcome, I’m Jeffrey Settle, a financial planner serving the greater Washington DC metro area. 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 are investing for retirement, college savings or estate planning, 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 301-563-9700.
Do all of your finances fit in one box? They can.
Be confident about your financial future. Let us show you how.
The Cost of Procrastination
Don't let procrastination keep you from pursuing your financial dreams and goals.
Variable Universal Life Insurance
Variable Universal Life is permanent insurance in which the policyholder directs how premiums are invested.
Spotting Credit Trouble
The wise use of credit is a critical skill. These 10 questions will help you assess your skill level.
Whatever your relationship with your car, it may eventually come time for a new one. Familiarize yourself with your options.
You taught them how to read and how to ride a bike, but have you taught your children how to manage money?
Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.
Making a career move requires tough decisions, not the least of which is what to do with the funds in your retirement plan.
International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.
There are ways to improve your physical fitness without denting your fiscal fitness.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
Estimate the potential capital gains taxes due on your transactions.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
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.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate.
Three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime, and those we love may suffer if we are not prepared.
The question used to be how low can interest rates go. Now it's how long can rates remain at their historic low levels?
Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.
It's easy to let your investments accumulate like the junk in a junk drawer. This may not be the best approach.