Understanding Today's Financial Environment
Welcome, we're Hanson Stone Retirement Strategies, a financial organization in Stillwater, MN. We understand that individuals face unique challenges as they prepare for retirement. We can help take the mystery out of preparing for today and tomorrow. Whether your goal is preparing for retirement, college savings, or estate strategy, our personalized service focuses on your needs, wants, and financial goals and objectives.Services We Offer Meet the Team Contact Us
Don't Buy The Hype
There are a lot of misconceptions about Social Security. Here’s the truth about three of them.
Is a Variable Annuity Right for Me?
Pundits go on and on about how “terrible” or “wonderful” annuities are, but they never talk about whether annuities are right
Red Flags for Tax Auditors
Here are six flags that may make your tax return prime for an IRS audit.
Is your estate in order? This short quiz may help you assess your overall strategy.
Four vacation destinations you might never have thought of.
Five phases to changing unhealthy behaviors.
Variable Universal Life is permanent insurance in which the policyholder directs how premiums are invested.
To choose a plan, it’s important to ask yourself four key questions.
The tax rules governing profits you realize from the sale of your home have changed in recent years.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.
There are a few things to consider when buying or leasing your next vehicle.
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.