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 35 years I've been advising families, individuals, and businesses and can help you address your needs and goals through all stages of your life.
Keeping Good Records is Good Business
Maintaining good records for your business not only helps to meet your tax and legal obligations, but it can save you money.
A Primer on Irrevocable Life Insurance Trusts
Irrevocable life insurance trusts can be important tools that may accomplish a number of estate objectives.
The Most Overlooked Item of Any Home Improvement
The item most homeowners forget on their home improvement project checklist is insurance.
Medicare Part C allows you to choose a Medicare Advantage plan. This article will help you decide if it's right for you.
Preparing for college means setting goals, staying focused, and tackling a few key milestones along the way.
Even if you’re young and single, you should still consider protecting yourself.
The chances of an IRS audit aren't that high. And being audited does not necessarily imply that the IRS suspects wrongdoing.
Your credit score may influence how much you pay for auto and home insurance.
Don’t overlook the need for renter’s insurance if you rent your home.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
Here are 3 quick tips to keep in mind when buying or leasing your next vehicle.
Every so often, you’ll hear about Social Security benefits running out. But is there truth to the fears, or is it all hype?
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.
Preparing for the unexpected can make all the difference if your family relies on your income.
Here’s a crash course on saving for college.