Douglas M. Rotman, CFP®
Welcome! I want to thank you for stopping by and showing an interest in your financial future. Whether you're saving for retirement, wondering when to take Social Security, evaluating your estate plan, or just trying to understand how the latest legislation impacts your financial life, I am here to help.
I hope you find the information on this site extremely useful. Please take the time to browse around and learn some financial concepts as well as more about me. While I have information here that pertains to most, I also realize that you are unique with a different set of needs and desires than anyone else, so a suitable plan can only be made after sitting down to truly understand what you need and want. My personalized service will focus on you, your needs, wants, and financial goals and objectives.
While I am located in Indianapolis, Indiana, I have clients throughout many parts of the U.S. Please contact me to set up a meeting to get started on your customized plan. We can always arrange a phone call or video conference meeting, as well!
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Types of Stock Market Analysis
Most stock market analysis falls into three broad groups: Fundamental, technical, and sentimental. Here’s a look at each.
The Cost of Procrastination
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
A Penny Saved is Two Pennies Earned
Here are some simple and inexpensive energy-saving tips that may help you save money.
Entrepreneurs all face the same question, “Which business structure should I adopt?”
Many Americans are operating their personal finances with only the barest minimum of knowledge.
However exciting retiring abroad may sound, it deserves considerable planning.
It's important to make sure your retirement strategy anticipates health-care expenses.
When selecting a fixed-rate mortgage, a borrower has to determine how many years to finance the loan.
It sounds simple, but paying yourself first can really pay off.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
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.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
Have you explored all of your choices when it comes to managing your taxable income?
Here are 3 steps to take right now that may make a difference if you find yourself suddenly single.
The question used to be how low can interest rates go. Now it's how long can rates remain at their historic low levels?
The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.