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.
Tax Rules When Selling Your Home
The tax rules governing profits you realize from the sale of your home have changed in recent years.
The Facts About Income Tax
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
Inflation and Your Portfolio
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.
Here are 5 reason why you may consider working through retirement.
Crowdfunding continues to gain momentum as more people search the Internet for financing and fundraising alternatives.
Tax preparation may be the perfect time to give the household budget a check-up.
Every year the IRS releases its list of tax scams, spotlighting some ways that people try to separate you from your money.
Overview of Medicare Advantage, what’s in them, special rules, and more.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.
How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?
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.
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.