I was in first grade when I learned to read. Ms. Haight arranged us in reading groups according to our abilities and I was excited to sit with the “readers” versus the “not quite readers.” We would sit on round plastic turquoise stools that were attached to heavy round folding tables... Read More
The first thing I do when I get in a car is buckle my seatbelt. Safety in cars wasn’t what it is today. But maybe it didn’t need to be; our parents drove big, all metal cars equivalent to today’s Hummer. And those rear wheel drive Chevy’s and Buick’s and Ford’s got us through the winter months just fine... Read More
I have little musical talent. Actually, little is even an exaggeration. When I was in fourth grade I attempted to master the trumpet. After failing time and again to nail down the proper timing to play my notes the conductor of our elementary school band kindly suggested I spend more time in the gym or classroom... Read More
Welcome to Matson Financial Advisors, Inc.
Matson Financial Advisors is a caring team of service professionals dedicated to meeting the financial goals of our individual and corporate clients. Our success is attributable to being intentional listeners, asking probing questions and deciphering your true needs so we can determine if we can be a good long-term fit in hand-holding you and your family successfully through your financial journey. Just as learning to read starts with knowledge of the sounds from each letter of the alphabet, our journey with a client begins with the foundation of mutual trust, respect and willingness to have honest dialogue. Like the conductor of the orchestra, we do not step in to play your instrument for you but rather demonstrate how to improve the sound so it sings boldly the way you envision. We are confident in our ability to encourage, teach, challenge and support you in achieving the goals for your family and your business.
Impact of Taxes and Inflation
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
Understanding Homeowner’s Insurance
Purchasing homeowners insurance is critical for protecting your home.
Traditional vs. Roth IRA
One or the other? Perhaps both traditional and Roth IRAs can play a part in your retirement plans.
When considering life insurance, it's important to understand your options.
Five strategies for managing your student debt.
Federal estate taxes have long since been a lucrative source of funding for the federal government.
Combating counterfeiting remains core to preserving the integrity of the nation’s money.
Good employee health can be great for the company’s bottom line.
Have you ever wondered how your credit score compares to the rest of the country? Take a look and see.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability along with average and marginal tax rates.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Have you found yourself suddenly single? Here are 3 steps to take right now.
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.
Retiring early sounds like a dream come true, but it’s important to take a look at the cold, hard facts.
If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?
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.