Broker Check

7818 Orlando Avenue
Lubbock, TX 79423

Pennington, Bass & Associates

(806) 797-8349

 
It May Be Time for a Financial Checkup How to Bake a Pie-R-A Forecast Retirement Redefined

At Pennington, Bass & Associates we take the puzzle out of financial planning. We deliver advice and service... with compassion.

We believe financial planning is about the people, not just the money. We are relationship focused — we want to have lasting and meaningful relationships with our clients and enjoy being with the people we work with. This is the reason we have been in business for over 60 years.

Founder Lee Pennington (retired) began his career specializing in life insurance in 1953 and his forward thinking led him to the larger field of financial planning where many consider him a pioneer in the industry. Mark Bass, CFP®, CPA, AIF® began work with Mr. Pennington while in college in 1971 and they are thought to have the longest running financial planning partnership in the country. Jennifer Coe Dever, CFP®, CRC®, AIF® began her career with the firm in 1995.

Click here for more information about us.

Helpful Content

Critical Estate Documents

Critical Estate Documents

Sound estate management includes creating financial and healthcare documents. Here's an inside look.

Certain Uncertainties in Retirement

Certain Uncertainties in Retirement

The uncertainties we face in retirement can erode our sense of confidence.

Can Group, Private Disability Policies Work Together?

Can Group, Private Disability Policies Work Together?

Loss of income from disability has the potential to cause financial hardship. Disability insurance can help.

 

What Is a Stretch IRA?

If you have a traditional IRA, you may have the opportunity to extend its tax-deferred status across multiple generations.

Insurance Needs Assessment: When You're Newly Married

Marriage changes everything, including your insurance needs.

Spotting Credit Trouble

The wise use of credit is a critical skill. These 10 questions will help you assess your skill level.

The Utility of Sector Investing

Successful sector investing is dependent upon an accurate analysis about when to rotate in and out.

Is a SEP-IRA Right for Your Business?

For some, the idea of establishing a retirement strategy evokes worries about complicated reporting and administration.

U.S. Personal Savings Rate

What can be learned from the savings rate?

View all articles arrow

Self-Employed Retirement Plans

Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.

Historical Inflation

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

What Is My Life Expectancy?

Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.

What Is My Current Net Worth?

Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.

Comparing Mortgage Terms

Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.

Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

View all calculators arrow

Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

5 Smart Investing Strategies

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

Long-Term-Care Protection Strategies

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

Retirement Plan Distributions

There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.

View all presentations arrow

Jane Bond: Infiltrating the Market

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, cracking the code on bonds.

Rightsizing for Retirement

What does your home really cost?

An Arm and a Leg

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.

The Cost of Procrastination

Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.

Women and Retirement

Women must be ready to spend, on average, more years in retirement than men.

The Cycle of Investing

Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.

View all videos arrow