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Gain from an independent perspective.

The Thom Group is an independently owned financial consulting firm with more than 86 years of combined dedicated personalized service to our clients. Our independence allows us to offer you an unbiased objective approach to serving your investment needs.

Whether you are just starting to save for your future, or are a seasoned investor, The Thom Group has the financial management experience to direct you towards addressing your objectives. We also offer financial and investment services through Independent Financial Group to business owners and their employees. In addition, we also offer a wide array of insurance services as well. Our commitment is to always provide unbiased advice, impeccable service, and diversified financial resources to serve your individual needs … that’s one benefit of an independent perspective.

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

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This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).

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Have you found yourself suddenly single? Here are 3 steps to take right now.

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There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.

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