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Navigating Your Financial Journey
Welcome, I’m Timothy Lay, owner and principal of TPA Financial. We understand that there are unique challenges when it comes to planning and preparing for your financial future. We help clear away the confusion and mystery around investing in today’s volatile market place.
Our objective is to serve your best interests while you enjoy, Living Life.
Whether you’re facing retirement—or looking to better understand certain investment ideas—we 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 our 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 our website, send us 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.
"We partner with individuals and business owners on their journey to achieving their financial goals, and serve their best interests along the way so they can focus on what is most important: Living Life"
Extended Care: A Patchwork of Possibilities
What is your plan for health care during retirement?
Should You Invest in Exchange Traded Funds?
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
It May Be Time for a Financial Checkup
It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial advisor about changes in your situation.
It sounds simple, but paying yourself first can really pay off.
A company's profits can be reinvested or paid out to the company’s shareholders as “dividends."
Umbrella liability can be a fairly inexpensive way to help shelter current assets and future income from the unexpected.
Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.
However exciting retiring abroad may sound, it deserves considerable planning.
Estate strategies for millennials may sound like less of a concern than retirement, but young adults should prepare now.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
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.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.
Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.
When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
Lifestyle inflation can be the enemy of wealth building. What could happen if you invested instead of buying more stuff?
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?