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

And the Executor Is

And the Executor Is

The right executor may help ensure the distribution of your assets is done with as little upheaval as possible.

How Does Your Credit Score Compare?

How Does Your Credit Score Compare?

Have you ever wondered how your credit score compares to the rest of the country? Take a look and see.

Life and Death of a Twenty Dollar Bill

Life and Death of a Twenty Dollar Bill

How long does a $20 bill last?

 

How Will Working Affect Social Security Benefits?

Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.

Understanding the Alternate Valuation Date

Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."

Budget Check Up: Tax Time Is the Right Time

Tax preparation may be the perfect time to give the household budget a check-up.

Important Birthdays Over 50

Here's a look at several birthdays and “half-birthdays” that have implications regarding your retirement income.

Certain Uncertainties in Retirement

The uncertainties we face in retirement can erode our sense of confidence.

U.S. Personal Savings Rate

What can be learned from the savings rate?

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My Retirement Savings

Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.

Disability Income

This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.

Saving for College

This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.

What Is My Current Net Worth?

Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.

Bi-Weekly Payments

This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.

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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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Safeguard Your Digital Estate

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

An Arm and a Leg

A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.

To Buy or Not to Buy

The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.

Ready for Retirement?

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

Sit, Stay, Rollover: A Guide to IRA Rollovers

If you have a 401(k) with a former employer, you may want to consider an IRA rollover.

Will You Pay the AMT?

Despite recent tax-law changes, many Americans are expected to pay the AMT this year.

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