Coulee Investment Center at Coulee Bank
Shari Hopkins, LPL Financial Advisor
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 our foundation of our 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 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.
Traditional vs. Roth IRA
One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.
Social Security: Five Facts You Need to Know
Here are five facts about Social Security that are important to keep in mind.
A Primer on Dividends
A company's profits can be reinvested or paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."
For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.
Lifestyle considerations in creating your retirement portfolio.
Can you keep up with your children’s mobile slang?
Building wealth requires protection from the forces of wealth destruction.
Here are 4 great, and sometimes unexpected, places to raise a family.
Estate strategies for millennials may sound like less of a concern than retirement, but young adults should prepare now.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
The question used to be, “How low can interest rates go?” Now it's, “How long can rates remain at their historic low levels?”
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?
What is your plan for health care during retirement?
Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.