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Howard Hertz, EA, CFP®, RFC

Financial Advisor

Office: (925) 469-1040

howard.hertz@trivalleytax.com

Sheryl Hertz, EA, ATP, ATC

Tax Advisor

Office: (925) 469-1040

sheryl.hertz@trivalleytax.com

Laura Walsh, CRTP

Office Manager

Office: (925) 469-1040

laura.walsh@trivalleytax.com

Serving Individuals

We can help take some of the mystery out of preparing for your financial future.

Business Planning

Insight and information for employers and employees.

Investment Strategy

Let us provide you with the guidance that can help you understand and better define your financial goals. (Investment and financial planning services are offered by Howard Hertz through his affiliation with HD Vest)

Helpful Content

Insurance Needs Assessment: For Empty Nesters and Retirees

Insurance Needs Assessment: For Empty Nesters and Retirees

Do your insurance needs stay the same when the nest empties?

Making Sense of U.S. Household Net Worth

Making Sense of U.S. Household Net Worth

A look inside the U.S. government's statistics on household net worth.

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

Should You Tap Retirement Savings to Fund College?

There are three things to consider before dipping into retirement savings to pay for college.

 

Apps That Help Achieve Goals

If you find it hard to attain personal life goals, there’s an app for that!

Debt Stress

There’s a link between debt and stress.

Donating Art: Taxation Abstraction

The tax rules that govern donating art are complex and confusing. Take a closer look.

What to Look for in a Long-Term Care Policy

Here’s a list of 10 questions to ask that may help you better understand the costs and benefits of long-term-care insurance.

What’s Your Investment IQ?

You make decisions for your portfolio, but how much do you really know about the products you buy? Try this quiz

Test Your Life Insurance Knowledge

How much do you know about one of the most important tools you have to help protect your and your family’s financial future?

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Historical Inflation

This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.

Social Security Taxes

Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.

Saving for Retirement

This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.

Disability Income

This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.

Should I Buy or Lease an Auto?

This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.

Roth 401(k) vs. Traditional 401(k)

This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

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Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.

Investment Strategies for Retirement

Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

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It May Be Time for a Financial Checkup

It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial advisor about changes in your situation.

Safeguard Your Digital Estate

If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?

Events on Wall Street

Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.

A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit

Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.

What Can a Million Dollars Buy You?

$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.

Retirement Redefined

Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.

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