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.
Protecting Your Business from the Loss of a Key Person
Business owners may be able to protect themselves from the financial consequences of losing a key employee.
Critical Estate Documents
Sound estate management includes creating financial and healthcare documents. Here's an inside look.
Making Your Tax Bracket Work
Have you explored all your options when it comes to managing your taxable income?
Tips to avoid checking in luggage on your next vacation.
A few strategies that may help you prepare for the cost of higher education.
Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.
Understanding the value of a home warranty.
Crowdfunding continues to gain momentum as more people search the Internet for financing and fundraising alternatives.
Irrevocable life insurance trusts can be important tools that may accomplish a number of estate objectives.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
A growing number of Americans are pushing back the age at which they plan to retire. Or deciding not to retire at all.
When do you need a will? The answer is easy: Right Now.
Smart investors take the time to separate emotion from fact.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.