Broker Check
Charting a course to achieve your retirement goals. Charting a course to achieve your retirement goals. Charting a course to achieve your retirement goals. Charting a course to achieve your retirement goals.

Weekly Commentary

Account Access

Retirement Readiness Kit

Welcome to Jacobs Wealth Management

Helping you plan your financial future

We at Jacobs Wealth Management hope your visit to our site will help you understand the opportunities and potential rewards that are available when you take a proactive approach to your personal financial situation. Jacobs Wealth Management created this website to help you gain a better understanding of the financial concepts behind investing, retirement, retirement planning, and wealth preservation. Most importantly we hope you see the value of working with skilled professionals to help pursue your financial goals.

704 Texas Ave, Bridge City, TX 77611
P: (409) 792-0179 | ljacobs@jacobswealth.com

Helpful Content

How to Make the Tax Code Work for You

How to Make the Tax Code Work for You

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.

Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets

Understanding Marginal Income Tax Brackets

An inside look at how marginal income tax brackets work.

Bridging the Confidence Gap

Bridging the Confidence Gap

In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.

 

Where Will Your Retirement Money Come From?

Retirement income may come from a variety of sources. Here's an overview of the six main sources.

Revising Estate Strategy Assumptions

Estate tax exemptions rules appear to be stabilizing, prompting many to reconsider conventional estate strategies.

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?

Systematic Withdrawals in Retirement

Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.

Rebalancing Your Portfolio

Over time, different investments' performances can shift a portfolio’s intent and risk profile. Rebalancing may be critical.

Why You Need an Estate Strategy

Do you have an estate strategy? You should.

View all articles arrow

Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings

Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.

Annuity Comparison

This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.

Should I Pay Off Debt or Invest?

This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.

Inflation & Retirement

Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.

Impact of Taxes and Inflation

Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.

What Is My Current Cash Flow?

Assess whether you are running “in the black” or “in the red” each month.

View all calculators arrow

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

View all presentations arrow

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.

RE: Retirement

How does your ideal retirement differ from reality, and what can we do to better align the two?

Global and International Funds

Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?

Bridging the Confidence Gap

In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.

Acres of Diamonds

In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.

The New Wild West: Bitcoin

Bitcoin’s future is uncertain, but one thing is for sure: it’s the wild west out there, and there is no sheriff in town.

View all videos arrow