Understanding Today's Financial Environment
Our Firm services California professors, teachers, and their loved ones in making the best of their personal financial future. Our commitment to you is to stand by you while helping you reach your individual goals, fiscally and otherwise.
Here at Santa Barbara Coastal Advisors, we are dedicated to solving the issues that educators face while financially preparing for today, tomorrow, and many years to come. We look forward to working with you through all stages of your life. Take some time to check out the resources on our site, We think you will find them very informative!
Spotting Credit Trouble
The wise use of credit is a critical skill. These 10 questions will help you assess your skill level.
The Lowdown on Those Free Credit Scores
What’s the deal with your yearly free credit report?
How to Read Your Credit Report
Solve a mystery while learning how important your credit report is with this story-driven interactive.
Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can help you reduce health-related expenses—and avoid time in the recovery room.
Understanding how capital gains are taxed may help you refine your investment strategies.
Whatever your relationship with your car, it may eventually come time for a new one. Familiarize yourself with your options.
Learn how to build a socially conscious investment portfolio and invest in your beliefs.
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 the net gain of a taxable investment versus a tax-favored one.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.
Making the most of surprises is a great reason to work with us.
There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
Ready for retirement? Find out why many are considering encore careers and push your boundaries into something more, here.