Doug Rotman, CFP®
Welcome! I want to thank you for stopping by and showing an interest in your financial future. Whether you're saving for retirement, wondering when to take Social Security, evaluating your estate plan, or just trying to understand how the latest legislation impacts your financial life, I am here to help.
I hope you find the information on this site extremely useful. Please take the time to browse around and learn some financial concepts as well as more about me. While I have information here that pertains to most, I also realize that you are unique with a different set of needs and desires than anyone else, so a suitable plan can only be made after sitting down to truly understand what you need and want. My personalized service will focus on you, your needs, wants, and financial goals and objectives.
While I am located in Indianapolis, Indiana, I have clients throughout many parts of the U.S. Please contact me to set up a meeting to get started on your customized plan. We can always arrange a phone call or video conference meeting, as well!
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Ready for Retirement?
Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.
Volunteering in Retirement
For many, retirement includes contributing their time and talents to an organization in need.
A Bucket Plan to Go with Your Bucket List
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
Executors can value the estate on the date of death, or on its six-month anniversary —the “Alternate Valuation Date."
The wise use of credit is a critical skill. These 10 questions will help you assess your skill level.
An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.
The uncertainties we face in retirement can erode our sense of confidence.
Don't let procrastination keep you from pursuing your financial dreams and goals.
Regardless of how you approach retirement, there are some things about it that might surprise you.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
What if instead of buying that home, you invested that money?
It's easy to let investments accumulate like the junk in a junk drawer.
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.
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
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.
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.