Susan Walla, CFP

 
925 Harvest Drive, Suite 170
Blue Bell, Pennsylvania 19422

215-540-0966
wallas@hdvest.net

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Your Financial Future

Today’s economic environment presents many challenges. But along with these challenges comes opportunities and potential rewards for those who can identify long-term trends.

Whether you’re facing retirement—or looking to better understand certain investment ideas—I can help you address your most pressing money questions.

My first priority is your overall financial success. By learning more about your personal situation, identifying your dreams and goals, and understanding your tolerance for risk, I can better help you. Long-term relationships that encourage open and honest communication have been the cornerstone of my foundation of success.

This site is filled with educational videos, articles, presentations, and calculators designed to help you learn more about the world of personal finance. As you search my website, send me a note regarding any questions you may have about any particular investment concepts or products. I'll get back to you quickly with a thoughtful answer.

 

Helpful Content

How to Make the Tax Code Work for You

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.

Healthy Body, Healthy Pocketbook

Healthy Body, Healthy Pocketbook

Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can help you reduce health-related expenses—and avoid time in the recovery room.

Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets

Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets

An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.

 

Variable Universal Life Insurance

Variable Universal Life is permanent insurance in which the policyholder directs how premiums are invested.

Inflation - Back to the Future

Even low inflation rates over an extended period of time can impact your finances in retirement.

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.

Investing with Your Heart

For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.

Traditional vs. Roth IRA

One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.

Personal Finance Tips for Military Families

Military families face unique challenges, making personal finance even more critical.

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What Is My Risk Tolerance?

This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.

Estimate Your RMD

Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.

Potential Income from an IRA

Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.

Impact of Taxes and Inflation

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

Annuity Comparison

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

Inflation & Retirement

Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.

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Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Managing Your Lifestyle

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

Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

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Emerging Market Opportunities

What are your options for investing in emerging markets?

Should You Invest in Exchange Traded Funds?

There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

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

Women and Retirement

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

The Cost of Procrastination

Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.

Raise Your Retirement Income

Retirees look for ways to convert savings and investments into regular income. One option to consider is an annuity.

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