Coulee Investment Center at Coulee Bank
Shari Hopkins, CFP®, Financial Consultant
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—Shari Hopkins can help you address your most pressing money 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 the Coulee Investment Center 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.
Can Group, Private Disability Policies Work Together?
Loss of income from disability has the potential to cause financial hardship. Disability insurance can help.
What Can a Million Dollars Buy You?
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
When Do You Need a Will?
When do you need a will? The answer is easy: right now.
Whatever your relationship with your car, it may eventually come time for a new one. Familiarize yourself with your options.
Having your identity stolen may result in financial loss plus the cost of trying to restore your good name.
The uncertainties we face in retirement can erode our sense of confidence.
For homeowners who think their property taxes are too high, there are ways to appeal.
A few strategies that may help you prepare for the cost of higher education.
Successful sector investing is dependent upon an accurate analysis about when to rotate in and out.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
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.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
The seas of the market are constantly shifting, and whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.
Retirees look for ways to convert savings and investments into regular income. One option to consider is an annuity.
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?