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.
What If You Get Audited?
The chances of an IRS audit aren't that high. And being audited does not necessarily imply that the IRS suspects wrongdoing.
A Decision Not Made Is Still a Decision
Investors who put off important investment decisions may face potential consequence to their future financial security.
Making Your Tax Bracket Work
Have you explored all your options when it comes to managing your taxable income?
Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.
Good employee health can be great for the company’s bottom line.
As our nation ages, many Americans are turning their attention to caring for aging parents.
International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.
Purchasing homeowners insurance is critical for protecting your home.
For homeowners who think their property taxes are too high, there are ways to appeal.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
The market is as unpredictable as the weather. We’d love to help you prepare.
$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.