Welcome to Stanford Federal Investment Services
Our main goal at Stanford Federal Investment Services (SFIS) is to help you achieve your financial goals and position you to enjoy the rewards along the way. That’s the purpose of our alliance with the investment professionals at LPL Financial—to give you access to a comprehensive and carefully selected array of investment services and insurance products.
Whether your objective is preserving your current wealth or building your nest egg, having an experienced advisor working on your side will make the process easier and your goals more attainable. Even if you don’t have an investment strategy at all, we can help you get started.
Donating Art: Taxation Abstraction
The tax rules that govern donating art are complex and confusing. Take a closer look.
The Richest Man in Babylon
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
The Cost of Procrastination
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.
Read this overview to learn how financial advisors are compensated.
Six overlooked tax deductions to help manage your tax bill.
Good employee health can be great for the company’s bottom line.
When selecting a mortgage, one of the most critical choices is between a fixed or variable interest-rate mortgage.
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When you take the time to learn more about how it works, you may be able to put the tax code to work for you.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
Making the most of surprises is a great reason to work with us.
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.
Roth IRAs are tax advantaged in a different way from traditional IRAs.
Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.