Welcome to Morton & Associates
As a Certified Financial Planner™ with H.D. Vest Advisory Services, Joanne Morton crafts comprehensive financial plans for clients based on their individual goals and values. Further, her tax background provides an added dimension to her retirement strategies, college planning, investment strategies, cash flow and debt management, estate and legacy planning, and risk management. Working together with clients, her role is to create, recommend, implement, monitor, and update client plans in a challenging tax environment.
5 Things That Seasoned Travelers Are Doing (That You're Not)
A collection of tips from professional travelers.
Personal Finance Tips for Military Families
Military families face unique challenges, making personal finance even more critical.
Mastering Mobile Lingo
Can you keep up with your children’s mobile slang?
There have been a number of changes to Social Security that may affect you, especially if you are nearing retirement.
Successful sector investing is dependent upon an accurate analysis about when to rotate in and out.
There are a number of reasons for business owners to consider a business succession plan sooner rather than later.
However exciting retiring abroad may sound, it deserves considerable planning.
The true cost of raising a child may be far more than you expect.
Crowdfunding continues to gain momentum as more people search the Internet for financing and fundraising alternatives.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.
What is your plan for health care during retirement?
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.
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.
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.