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.
What Do Your Taxes Pay For?
Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.
Understanding Long-Term Care
Understanding the types of long-term-care services—and what those services could cost—may be critical.
What Can a Million Dollars Buy You?
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
Important as it is, Medicare does not cover the full range of health-care expenses you may experience in your golden years.
Have you ever wondered how your credit score compares to the rest of the country? Take a look and see.
Investors who put off important investment decisions may face potential consequence to their future financial security.
For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.
Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.
The Supreme Court’s declaring DOMA unconstitutional may require some same-sex couples to reconsider their financial strategy.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate.
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.
When do you need a will? The answer is easy: right now.
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.
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.