Wagner Financial Team

Welcome to the Wagner Financial online resource


Led by Stephen H. Wagner CFP®, who has been assisting clients with their financial needs in Ventura County since 1979, we have an experienced and knowledgable team to assist businesses and families to have full financial confidence.

  • Investment Management

  • Retirement Planning

  • 401k/Profit Sharing Assistance

  • Workshops and Education Seminars for your Group or Association

In addition to providing personalized financial strategies as well as world class one-on-one service, we provide our clients with access to informative financial content and useful tools which enable them to feel more confident about their financial stance now and in the future.

So please, take the time to browse the various articles, videos, and financial calculators that can aid you in understanding the sometimes confusing and turbulent economic times in which we live. When you’re ready, give our office a call to arrange a time to meet and personally review your financial and investment goals.  Again, on behalf of all of us at Wagner Financial, thank you for giving us some of your time! 

 

Helpful Content

The Business Cycle

The Business Cycle

Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.

Healthcare Costs in Retirement

Healthcare Costs in Retirement

Without a solid approach, health care expenses may add up quickly and potentially alter your spending.

How Stocks Work

How Stocks Work

Understanding how a stock works is key to understanding your investments.

 

Trends in Charitable Giving

Some people may want a more advanced gifting strategy that can maximize their gift and generate potential tax benefits.

The New Red Scare: Chinese Ownership of U.S. Debt

Would it surprise you to hear that China owns just 8% of the total outstanding debt of the U.S. Government?

A Living Trust Primer

Living trust are popular, but their appropriateness will depend upon your individual needs and objectives.

The Cost of Procrastination

Don't let procrastination keep you from pursuing your financial dreams and goals.

What Do Your Taxes Pay For?

Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.

Money that Buys Good Health is Never Ill Spent

It's important to make sure your retirement strategy anticipates health-care expenses.

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How Compound Interest Works

Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.

Impact of Taxes and Inflation

Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.

Social Security Taxes

Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.

How Much Home Can I Afford?

With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

Tax Freedom Day

Assess how many days you'll work in 2012 to pay federal tax liability.

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Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

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Acres of Diamonds

In life it often happens that the answers are right in our own back yards. This may be particularly true of investing.

Rightsizing for Retirement

What does your home really cost?

The Rule of 72

Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.

A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List

A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.

Ready for Retirement?

Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.

Safeguard Your Digital Estate

If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?

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