Financial Focus.

How do you balance immediate financial needs with long-term strategies to build and conserve wealth? In our regular Financial Focus articles, we provide answers with insights into financial planning, investment management, retirement planning, tax effciency, and income planning.

Moving the Needle in Financial Literacy

The data is out there. Student loans total $1.5 trillion in the U.S. and the average credit card balance for...
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If it Makes You Happy…

“If it makes you happy, then why the hell are you so sad?” – Sheryl Crow   Clients often ask...
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Save It or Shred It?

Have you ever wondered how long you need to keep all those bank statements, tax returns, paycheck stubs, etc? Does...
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New Portland Office!

With the start of a new year, First Pacific Financial is pleased to announce that our Portland office has moved!...
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2019 Tax Update

2019 Tax Update Includes Increased Retirement Contribution Limits While it seems the changes from 2018 to 2019 will be minor,...
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Welcome to Vancouver, USA Waterfront!

The Waterfront project in Vancouver, WA marks a true renaissance for Downtown Vancouver.  It is a massive development with an...
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Vancouver facelift

In the last year, First Pacific Financial outgrew our beautiful office just west of Esther Short Park. Determined not to...
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2018 Tax Reform: Here’s What You Need to Know

The new tax law passed by Congress should send tax preparers into a scramble, helping taxpayers understand how 2018 will...
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2017 Saving Limits on Retirement Plans

With 2017 well on its way, it’s a good idea to review and update your savings goals for the year. ...
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Inflation

Inflation can be intimidating.  Knowing that we’ll need more money to buy the same amount of goods we are buying...
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