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Welcome, I'm Courtney Walker, CFP®, a financial consultant in Whitewater, WI. Here at First Citizens Investment Services, my goal is to focus on you and the unique set of financial circumstances you and your family face. Getting to know you and understand your personal needs allows me to create a customized wealth management strategy aligned with your short and long term objectives. Plus, by building a lasting, personal relations with you, I am able to help you anticipate and plan for the future.
Our office can help you address your needs of today and for many years to come. I look forward to working with you through all stages of your life, please call for a free financial consultation at (262) 473-1408.
Should You Borrow from Your 401(k)?
Does it make sense to borrow from my 401(k) to pay off debt or to make a major purchase?
Your Emergency Fund: How Much Is Enough?
Having an emergency fund may help alleviate the stress and worry associated with a financial crisis.
Orchestrating Your Retirement Accounts
Getting the instruments of your retirement to work in concert may go far in realizing the retirement you imagine.
Most women don’t shy away from the day-to-day financial decisions, but some may be leaving their futures to chance.
Roth 401(k) plans combine features of traditional 401(k) plans with those of a Roth IRA.
Crowdfunding continues to gain momentum as more people search the Internet for financing and fundraising alternatives.
Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.
Would it surprise you to hear that China owns just 8% of the total outstanding debt of the U.S. Government?
Probate can be a completely public process, or it can be managed to include as little information as possible.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Assess how many days you'll work in 2012 to pay federal tax liability.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
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.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Are you ready for retirement? Here are five words you should consider.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
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.
Women are great at multi-tasking. But many drop the ball when preparing for retirement.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
Despite recent tax-law changes, a stunning 4.6 million Americans are expected to pay the AMT in 2018.