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.
What Can a Million Dollars Buy You?
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
Social Security: Five Facts You Need to Know
Here are five facts about Social Security that are important to keep in mind.
Spotting Credit Trouble
The wise use of credit is a critical skill. These 10 questions will help you assess your skill level.
Business owners may be able to protect themselves from the financial consequences of losing a key employee.
Few contemplate the complex journey that brought their coffee from farm to kitchen table.
If you want to avoid potential surprises at tax time, it may make sense to know where you stand when it comes to the AMT.
When you’re married and have children, insurance needs will be different.
Crowdfunding continues to gain momentum as more people search the Internet for financing and fundraising alternatives.
Divorce is the second most stressful time in a person's life. Here's some tips to get through it.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?
The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.
That big list of dreams and goals isn't the only way to look at your bucket list.