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

All Muni Bonds Are Not Created Equal

All Muni Bonds Are Not Created Equal

Gaining a better understanding of municipal bonds makes more sense than ever.

Suddenly Single: 3 Steps to Take Now

Suddenly Single: 3 Steps to Take Now

Here are 3 steps to take right now that may make a difference if you find yourself suddenly single.

Volunteering in Retirement

Volunteering in Retirement

For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.

 

Volunteering in Retirement

For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.

Making Sense of U.S. Household Net Worth

A look inside the U.S. government's statistics on household net worth.

How to Make the Tax Code Work for You

When you take the time to learn more about how it works, you may be able to put the tax code to work for you.

Should You Choose a Fixed or Variable?

When selecting a mortgage, one of the most critical choices is between a fixed or variable interest-rate mortgage.

A Cheat Sheet for Sending Your Kid to College

Dropping off your son or daughter is loaded with emotions; here are a few tips for a smoother experience.

Healthcare Costs in Retirement

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

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Long-Term-Care Needs

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

How Compound Interest Works

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

My Retirement Savings

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

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.

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.

Annuity Comparison

This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.

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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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Choosing a Mortgage

Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

Three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.

Estate Management 101

A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate.

The Power of Compound Interest

Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.

The Richest Man in Babylon

In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.

Women and Retirement

Women are great at multi-tasking. But many drop the ball when preparing for retirement.

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