Welcome to our Web site, where you'll find a wealth of information in the form of newsletter articles, calculators, and research reports.
We hope your visit will help you realize the opportunities and potential rewards that are available when you take a proactive approach to your personal financial situation, as well as the value of working with skilled professionals.
Our Web Site is designed to help you gain a better understanding of the financial concepts behind insurance, investing, retirement, estate planning, and wealth preservation. From the basic concepts of financial management through the more complex strategies of estate planning or business continuation we are here to help.
We hope you take advantage of this resource and visit us often. Be sure to add our site to your list of "favorites" in your Internet browser. We frequently update our information, and we wouldn't want you to miss any developments in the area of personal finance.
Advisory services offered through Securities America Advisors, Inc., the Securities America companies and Pillsbury Associates Insurance & Investments, Inc. are not affiliated. Patrick Pillsbury is licensed in the States of California and Nevada for securities business.
Weekly Market Commentary
Your source for updated market and economic news.
Required Reading: The Economic Report of the President
The Economic Report of the President can help identify the forces driving — or dragging — the economy.
Healthcare Costs in Retirement
Without a solid approach, health care expenses may add up quickly and potentially alter your spending.
The Latte Lie and Other Myths
Do you know these three personal finance sayings?
Successful sector investing is dependent upon an accurate analysis about when to rotate in and out.
Gun owners need to make sure that their homeowners policy covers the full value of their firearm(s) as personal liability.
It's important to make sure your retirement strategy anticipates health-care expenses.
The true cost of raising a child may be far more than you expect.
Some people may want a more advanced gifting strategy that can maximize their gift and generate potential tax benefits.
Combating counterfeiting remains core to preserving the integrity of the nation’s money.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
Do you know how to set up your financial goals for success? This knight does.
Coaches have helped you your whole life, in ways big and small. We’d like to be one of them.
The seas of the market are constantly shifting. Whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.