Welcome to Carol Holm Financial. Over the years, we have found that a team approach can be an effective method to help clients who have a wide variety of needs as they maneuver through a complex financial-services world.
We've crafted a high-quality team of financial advisors with diverse areas of knowledge and expertise, giving you a comprehensive support system for meeting your financial goals.
No one strategy fits everyone, which is why every client gets our undivided attention—from planning to execution to follow-up. We take a proactive approach to helping you develop a strategy to address your financial goals and objectives, using the most efficient methods available.
Come visit us at our Blackfoot, Idaho office or give us a call today.
Dreaming Up an Active Retirement
When you retire, how will you treat your next chapter?
An Overview of Renter’s Insurance
Don’t overlook the need for renter’s insurance if you rent your home.
Data Thieves from Outer Space
Learn about the dangers of internet fraud with this highly educational and fun “pulp” comic.
Tax Deductions You Won't Believe
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
Key Money Moments: 4 Times You Should Talk to a Pro
Life happens fast, and your finances can take a backseat if you’re not careful. Is it time to check in with a financial professional? This infographic will help you examine your own financial situation and decide if it’s time to step up your financial game.
The Half Million Dollar Baby
The true cost of raising a child may be far more than you expect.
Strategies For Managing Student Loan Debt
Five strategies for managing your student debt.
Are You Prepared for an Estate Tax Sunset?
The federal estate tax exemption sunsets in 2025. Learn more about what to do to make the most of the higher threshold.
Estimating the Cost of College
This worksheet can help you estimate the costs of a four-year college program.
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What Is the Dividend Yield?
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Taxable vs. Tax-Deferred Savings
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
Social Security Taxes
Estimate how much of your Social Security benefit may be considered taxable.
Can I Refinance My Mortgage?
This calculator can help determine whether it makes sense to refinance your mortgage.
Saving for College
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
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Protecting Those Who Matter Most
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
An Inside Look at Retirement Living
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Principles of Preserving Wealth
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Investment Strategies for Retirement
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Your Cash Flow Statement
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
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Making the most of surprises is a great reason to work with us.
Should You Invest in Exchange Traded Funds?
There are hundreds of ETFs available. Should you invest in them?
When Markets React
When markets shift, experienced investors stick to their strategy.
It May Be Time for a Financial Checkup
It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial professional about changes in your situation.
The Power of Compound Interest
Learn how to harness the power of compound interest for your investments.
Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous
Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?