Friday, December 9, 2022

As we age, one consideration that weighs on most people is the cost of healthcare in retirement. While we can’t truly predict the cost, we can take time to educate ourselves about the options or resources available to help pay...

Thursday, December 8, 2022

For most people, dreaming about retirement usually involves concern about what their income will look like during the remainder of their life. Part of that financial calculation almost always includes Social Security, an amazing...

Friday, December 2, 2022

Thursday, December 1, 2022

We are cruising full speed into the holidays! And during this festive time many people try to give back, pay it forward or simply extend good cheer. If this rings true for you this year, we thought we’d share some good deeds and...

Monday, November 21, 2022

November 1, 2022, marked the 65th Anniversary of the opening the first Hampton Roads Bridge-Tunnel (current westbound tunnel). The HRBT Expansion Project took to social media to highlight...

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Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Kyle Murphy Market Commentary - November 14, 2022

Monday, November 14, 2022

The Internal Revenue Service has released new limits for the coming year. After months of high inflation and financial uncertainty, some of these cost-of-living-based adjustments have reached near-record levels.Individual Retirement...

Saturday, November 5, 2022

Few things are as universally stressful as stock market volatility. And during these periods of volatility, many folks start to have doubts about their long-term investment strategy. Some investors make the mistake of pulling their...

Wednesday, November 2, 2022

"You bought an EV and want to install a charger in your condo. Now what?"

Friday, October 28, 2022

Check Your IRA Beneficiaries Today!

Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Kyle Murphy Market Commentary - October 21, 2022

Friday, October 21, 2022

Five Ways to Offset the Rising Cost of Groceries, courtesy of!

Thursday, October 20, 2022

I hope you'll visit my Facebook page,, today. Follow my page's Blog for timely insights and sometimes "just for fun" posts like my family's Halloween 2020 photos.

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

There are a few important documents that are imperative to know where they are at all times and ensure they are protected from theft and in case of emergency. Often times, these documents can be difficult to find when needed most, so...

Monday, October 10, 2022

Saturday, October 8, 2022

At some point in life, you’ll be in the market to buy something that costs big bucks. No matter the purchase, sometimes the decision can be hard to make. Here are three things you should ask yourself before you spend your...

Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Are You Eligible for the Virginia 2022 One-Time Tax Rebate?

Monday, October 3, 2022

September WAS Life Insurance Awareness Month, but...what better way to start off the last quarter of 2022 than to review your life insurance policies to be sure beneficiaries are up to date and your coverage is appropriate.

Friday, September 23, 2022

Friday, September 23, 2022

Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Saturday, September 10, 2022

Tailgating is a favorite among American sports fans, and just about anyone can do it. Drive to the game, park in the lot, cook up some food, right? Sure, but to do it well, you might want to follow these tips from the experts:Arrive...

Tuesday, August 23, 2022

Wednesday, August 17, 2022

As you hopefully know from my LinkedIn profile, I HELP ENGINEERS! What that means is as a Financial Advisor at Capitol Financial Solutions, I help engineers create a detailed financial plan and provide true active portfolio management...

Thursday, August 11, 2022

If, like me, you're interested in the current VDOT HRTAC HRBT project, I encourage you to sign up for their great e-mail updates.  As a dog lover, I'm sharing an item from their most recent newsletter about the team of border...

Monday, August 1, 2022

Whether using public transportation or traveling in our personal vehicles, many of us spend time each week on Virginia's roads. Here are two helpful websites maintained by VDOT that you may want to bookmark for easy...

Friday, July 29, 2022

Please add our new address to your contacts. Phone and fax numbers remain the same.

Thursday, July 21, 2022

With a little over half the year behind us, now is a great time to consider what the remainder of 2022 may hold. However, with inflation and economic uncertainty causing some to delay or cancel vacations, large purchases, and more, it...

Friday, July 8, 2022

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

The dream of a secure retirement, college funding, or a vacation home may be the financial “prize” you’re keeping your eyes on. But it’s hard for investors, even seasoned ones, to stay focused in the face of...

Friday, June 17, 2022

Wednesday, June 8, 2022

Wednesday, June 8, 2022

Please check out this recent survey conducted by my alma mater, Roanoke College. Roanoke College Poll: Virginia Consumer Sentiment and Inflation Expectations Report | Roanoke CollegeI'd love to know your thoughts.  Please...

Friday, May 20, 2022

Kyle Murphy Commentary Video - May 13, 2022

Friday, May 20, 2022

Thursday, May 19, 2022

Isn’t it the worst when you wake up after you’ve hit the snooze button? If your child is approaching college age, and you're behind on education savings, it can feel like hitting the snooze button too many times. But...

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Preparing for retirement just got a little more financial wiggle room.

Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Helpful tax information!

Tuesday, May 3, 2022

If you loved making paper airplanes as a kid, you may have been an early drone designer... Check out this article from The Washington Post:  Paper airplanes could help with design of drones or flying robots (

Thursday, April 28, 2022

Wednesday, March 30, 2022

Thursday, March 24, 2022

Monday, March 14, 2022

Thursday, March 10, 2022

Thursday, March 3, 2022

If you've recently retired, congratulations! 

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Sunday, October 31, 2021

Insurance: we all hope to not need it, but wouldn’t want to be without it when we do. Car insurance, health insurance, life insurance, home insurance… you and your spouse probably have most – if not all – of...

Friday, October 15, 2021

Few life events are more stressful than a job loss. If you or someone you know is in this situation due to COVID-19, you likely have questions about job hunting, unemployment insurance, and health care. You may also be wondering,...

Friday, July 30, 2021

For many of us, Social Security plays an important part in our financial plans for retirement or later stage of life. Even if you’re years away from applying for benefits, there are good reasons to set up your online Social...