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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"
The Great Debate Continues: Active vs. Passive
In investments, one great debate asks the question, “Active or Passive Investing: Which Is Better?”
What Is a 1035 Exchange?
1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.
Jane Bond: Decoding Diversification
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, discovering how bonds diversify a portfolio.
You face a risk for which the market does not compensate you, that can not be easily reduced through diversification.
The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown.
90% of small businesses in the U.S. don't protect their data from cyber attacks. Is your business at risk?
Understanding the value of a home warranty.
Explore the growing influence women wield over the economy with this handy infographic.
It's important to understand how inflation is reported and how it can affect investments.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
This calculator compares the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
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.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
There are a few things to consider when buying or leasing your next vehicle.
Here’s a crash course on saving for college.
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.