Welcome to Hahn & Associates! We are Certified Public Accountants with two locations to serve you, Old Town Alexandria and City of Falls Church.
Welcome to our Web site, where you’ll find a wealth of information in the form of newsletter articles, calculators, and research reports.
We hope your visit will help you understand the opportunities and potential rewards that are available when you take a proactive approach to your personal financial situation. We have created this Web site to help you gain a better understanding of the financial concepts behind insurance, investing*, retirement, estate planning, and wealth preservation. Most important, we hope you see the value of working with skilled professionals to pursue your financial goals.
We’re here to help educate you about the basic concepts of financial management*; to help you learn more about who we are; and to give you fast, easy access to market performance data. We hope you take advantage of this resource and visit us often. Be sure to add our site to your list of "favorites" in your Internet browser. We frequently update our information, and we wouldn’t want you to miss any developments in the area of personal finance.
*These services are offered through Thomas Hahn through his affiliation with H.D. Vest Investment ServicesSM and H.D. Vest Advisory ServicesSM.
The Cycle of Investing
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
Best Performing Asset Classes
Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.
Your Emergency Fund: How Much Is Enough?
Having an emergency fund may help alleviate the stress and worry associated with a financial crisis.
In investments, one great debate asks the question, “Active or Passive Investing: Which is Better?”
Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.
Bitcoin has emerged as a digital currency that exists virtually, making it different in fundamental ways.
Dropping off your son or daughter is loaded with emotions; here are a few tips for a smoother experience.
Roth 401(k) plans combine features of traditional 401(k) plans with those of a Roth IRA.
Whatever your relationship with your car, it may eventually come time for a new one. Familiarize yourself with your options.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Use this calculator to estimate your income tax liability, along with average and marginal tax rates.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Estimate how much income may be needed at retirement to maintain your standard of living.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Learning more about gold, and its history, may help you answer that question.
In life it often happens that the answers are right in our own back yards. This may be particularly true of investing.
Retirees look for ways to convert savings and investments into regular income. One option to consider is an annuity.
With alternative investments, it’s critical to sort through the complexity.
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
Procrastination can be costly. When you get a late start, it may be difficult to make up for lost time.