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!
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
Pay Yourself First
It sounds simple, but paying yourself first can really pay off.
Your Emergency Fund: How Much Is Enough?
Having an emergency fund may help alleviate the stress and worry associated with a financial crisis.
When your child has income, there’s a good chance that he or she will need to report it and pay taxes.
Emotional biases can adversely impact financial decision making. Here’s a few to be mindful of.
You make decisions for your portfolio, but how much do you really know about the products you buy? Try this quiz
Your liability for damages that occur when a tree on your property falls on your neighbor’s property is not clear cut.
Currency has been around for a long time. Here’s a quick history lesson.
Understanding some basic concepts may help you assess whether zero-coupon bonds have a place in your portfolio.
This calculator estimates the savings from paying a mortgage bi-weekly instead of monthly.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
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.
Imagine your ideal post-pandemic retirement with this animated video.
What is your plan for health care during retirement?
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
A visit to the hospital can be painful, for both your body and your wallet. Don’t let it be more painful than it has to be.
If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.