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

When Do You Need a Will?

When Do You Need a Will?

When do you need a will? The answer is easy: right now.

Budget Check Up: Tax Time Is the Right Time

Budget Check Up: Tax Time Is the Right Time

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

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.

 

A Living Trust Primer

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

Estimating the Cost of College

This worksheet can help you estimate the costs of a four-year college program.

Buying vs. Leasing a Car

Whatever your relationship with your car, it may eventually come time for a new one. Familiarize yourself with your options.

Spotting Credit Trouble

The wise use of credit is a critical skill. These 10 questions will help you assess your skill level.

Where Will Your Retirement Money Come From?

Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.

Your Changing Definition of Risk in Retirement

A change in your mindset during retirement may drive changes to your portfolio.

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Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

How Compound Interest Works

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

Lifetime of Earnings

Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

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

Disability Income

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

Long-Term-Care Needs

Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.

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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.

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

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Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.

When Do You Need a Will?

When do you need a will? The answer is easy: right now.

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.

The Junk Drawer Approach to Investing

It's easy to let your investments accumulate like the junk in a junk drawer. This may not be the best approach.

Rightsizing for Retirement

What does your home really cost?

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