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La Crosse, WI 54601

Coulee Investment Center

(608) 784-3904

 
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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.

Helpful Content

Extended Care: A Patchwork of Possibilities

Extended Care: A Patchwork of Possibilities

What is your plan for health care during retirement?

Test Your Life Insurance Knowledge

Test Your Life Insurance Knowledge

How much do you know about one of the most important tools you have to help protect your and your family’s financial future?

How Does Your Credit Score Compare?

How Does Your Credit Score Compare?

Have you ever wondered how your credit score compares to the rest of the country? Take a look and see.

 

Global vs. International: What’s The Difference?

International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.

Insurance Needs Assessment: Married With Children

When you’re married and have children, insurance needs will be different.

Universal Life Insurance

Universal life insurance is permanent insurance with a flexible premium. Here's how it works.

Insurance Needs Assessment: When You're Newly Married

Marriage changes everything, including your insurance needs.

Don’t Be Your Own Worst Enemy

Emotional biases can adversely impact financial decision making. Here’s a few to be mindful of.

What to Look for in Personal Finance Apps

An increasing number have been developed to help individuals with their personal finances.

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How Compound Interest Works

Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.

A Look at Systematic Withdrawals

This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.

Lifetime of Earnings

Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.

What Is My Life Expectancy?

Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.

Assess Your Life Insurance Needs

This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.

Federal Income Tax

Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.

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An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

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Inflation and Your Portfolio

Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.

Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?

Should You Ever Retire?

A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.

Investments

You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.

Saving for College 101

Here’s a crash course on saving for college.

Social Security: By the Numbers

Here are five facts about Social Security that might surprise you.

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