It Starts with a Plan
Welcome, I’m Michael Bishop, a financial consultant in Murrieta, California. I understand that individuals face unique challenges as they prepare for retirement and look to succeed with their financial goals. With a carefully thought-out plan, I aim to prepare you for today and tomorrow. Whether your goal is saving for retirement, college savings, or estate strategy, my personalized service focuses on your needs, wants, and financial goals and objectives.
For over 25 years I've been advising families, individuals, and businesses and can help you address your needs and goals through all stages of your life.
The Wild West of Data Theft
Learn about cyber liability insurance in this entertaining video.
Protecting Your Home Against Flood Loss
Protect yourself against the damage that your homeowners policy doesn’t cover.
Prescription Drug Benefits Under Medicare (Part D)
Do you need to enroll in Medicare Part D? Read this article to learn more about whether you need this coverage
Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.
Medicare’s popular program, offering free gym membership and health education.
Understanding the types of long-term-care services—and what those services could cost—may be critical.
When your child has income, there’s a good chance that he or she will need to report it and pay taxes.
Divorce is the second most stressful time in a person's life. Here's some tips to get through it.
Have fun and learn how to craft the perfect password with the help of this highly engaging infographic.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate.
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.
Ever lost your wallet? Frustrating. Here’s what you can do to keep yourself safe.
Check out this video to begin separating fact from fiction.
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
The average retirement lasts for 18 years, with many lasting even longer. Will you fill your post-retirement days with purpose?