Understanding Today’s Financial Environment
Welcome, we’re Williamson Financial Services, financial professionals here in Trussville, Alabama. 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 (205) 661-9333.
Your Financial Future
Today’s economic environment presents many challenges. But along with these challenges comes opportunities and potential rewards for those who can identify long-term trends.
Whether you’re facing retirement—or looking to better understand certain investment ideas—we can help you address your most pressing financial questions.
Our first priority is your overall financial success. We want to learn more about your personal situation, identify your dreams and goals, and understand your tolerance for risk. Long-term relationships that encourage open and honest communication have been the cornerstone of my foundation of success.
Our site is filled with educational videos, articles, presentations, and calculators designed to help you learn more about the world of personal finance. As you search my website, send me a note regarding any questions you may have about any particular investment concepts or products. We'll get back to you quickly with a thoughtful answer.
The History of Retirement
Do you know where the idea of “retirement” comes from?
The Cost of Procrastination
Don't let procrastination keep you from pursuing your financial dreams and goals.
Stop Wasting Money
One way to find money is to examine your current spending habits and eliminate money wasters.
Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.
One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.
Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.
There are ways to improve your physical fitness without denting your fiscal fitness.
The tax rules that govern donating art are complex and confusing. Take a closer look.
Simple steps may help you foil hackers and protect your privacy.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
Here’s a crash course on saving for college.
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
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.
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.