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.
A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit
Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.
Inflation & Retirement
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Saving for Retirement
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Preparing for the eventual distribution of your assets may not sound enticing. But a will puts the power in your hands.
Estate strategies for millennials may sound like less of a concern than retirement, but young adults should prepare now.
Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.
Creating an inventory of your possessions can save you time, money and aggravation in the event you someday suffer losses.
By understanding a few key concepts during a divorce, you may be able to avoid common pitfalls.
Whatever your relationship with your car, it may eventually come time for a new one. Familiarize yourself with your options.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
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.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
How will you weather the ups and downs of the business cycle?
If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.
Ready for retirement? Find out why many are considering encore careers and push your boundaries into something more, here.
Here’s a quick guide to checking to see if you have unclaimed money.