The Thom Group
Investments & Insurance
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 First Allied Securities 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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How Financial Advisors Are Compensated
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It's important to understand the pros and cons when considering a prepaid debit card.
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A quick look at how federal income taxes work.
Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.
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Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
This calculator compares employee contributions to a Roth 401(k) and a traditional 401(k).
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
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.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
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.
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.
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What does your home really cost?
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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.
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Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.