Understanding Today's Financial Environment
I’m Peter Murphy, a Certified Financial PlannerTM in Santa Fe, NM. Individuals face unique challenges as they prepare for retirement. I can help take the mystery out of preparing for today and tomorrow. Whether your goal is retirement planning, college savings, or estate planning strategy, my educational seminars and personalized services focus on your needs, wants, financial goals and objectives.
To Catch a Thief
Having your identity stolen may result in financial loss plus the cost of trying to restore your good name.
Social Media: #Newest Business Liability Risk
Social media may be a modern imperative for businesses looking to grow and build their brand, but it also introduces risk.
How Financial Advisors Are Compensated
Read this overview to learn how financial advisors are compensated.
The tax rules governing profits you realize from the sale of your home have changed in recent years.
Calculating your potential Social Security benefit is a three-step process.
Workers 50+ may make contributions to their qualified retirement plans above the limits imposed on younger workers.
One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.
Not only can D&O insurance provide financial protection, but it can help improve an organization’s decision-making.
The Supreme Court’s declaring DOMA unconstitutional may require some same-sex couples to reconsider their financial strategy.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.
A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
The seas of the market are constantly shifting. Whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
There’s been a lot of talk about Tax Reform. What might it look like?