TRANSITION and THRIVE™
John Stokes Financial is a wealth-management firm serving individual and corporate clients, with a focus on professionals in transition. Through TRANSITION and THRIVE™ workshops and personal counseling, the team helps you navigate through life and career changes, to set new goals with more peace of mind. Our Certified Financial Planners (CFPs), Investment Advisor Representatives, Insurance Agents, Employee Benefits Specialists, and Trust Attorneys work closely together to maximize your options in transition, provide a personalized financial-planning experience, and help secure your financial future. We are nationally recognized for financial expertise and comprehensive knowledge of state-and-federal benefits for those in transition. Over 500 corporations have sought our experience, advice, and services. Today, our clients include many of America’s leading corporate professionals.
Global and International Funds
Investors seeking world investments can choose between global and international funds. What's the difference?
The Half Million Dollar Baby
The true cost of raising a child may be far more than you expect.
Budget Check Up: Tax Time Is the Right Time
Tax preparation may be the perfect time to give the household budget a check-up.
For some, the idea of establishing a retirement strategy evokes worries about complicated reporting and administration.
Read this overview to learn how financial advisors are compensated.
90% of small businesses in the U.S. don't protect their data from cyber attacks. Is your business at risk?
The right executor may help ensure the distribution of your assets is done with as little upheaval as possible.
Not only can D&O insurance provide financial protection, but it can help improve an organization’s decision-making.
You’re hit by an uninsured driver. Now what? Are you protected against financial losses?
This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
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.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
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.
Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.