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.
When Should You Take Social Security
Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.
The Economic Journey of Your Morning Coffee
Few contemplate the complex journey that brought their coffee from farm to kitchen table.
IRA Withdrawals that Escape the 10% Tax Penalty
The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.
Social media may be a modern imperative for businesses looking to grow and build their brand, but it also introduces risk.
Purchasing homeowners insurance is critical for protecting your home.
Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.
What can be learned from the savings rate?
Earnings season can move markets. What is it and why is it important?
Knowing how insurance deductibles work can help you save money and give you peace of mind.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Have you explored all your options when it comes to managing your taxable income?
Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.