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.
The Lowdown on Those Free Credit Scores
What’s the deal with your yearly free credit report?
A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List
Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.
Problems with Probate
Probate can be a completely public process, or it can be managed to include as little information as possible.
Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right
A quick look at how federal income taxes work.
Being healthy not only makes you feel good, it may also help you financially.
Understanding the value of a home warranty.
To choose a plan, it’s important to ask yourself four key questions.
What does the Tax Reform and Jobs Act mean for you?
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Coaches have helped you your whole life, in ways big and small. We’d like to be one of them.
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
Do you know these three personal finance sayings?
Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.