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.
Tax Deductions You Won't Believe
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
Avoiding Cognitive Decline
Try these activities to keep your brain sharp.
“Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams to Watch For
Every year the IRS releases its list of tax scams, spotlighting some ways that people try to separate you from your money.
Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can help you reduce health-related expenses—and avoid time in the recovery room.
For some, the social impact of investing is just as important as the return, perhaps more important.
A few strategies that may help you prepare for the cost of higher education.
It's important to understand how inflation is reported and how it can affect investments.
Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.
Is your estate in order? This short quiz may help you assess your overall strategy.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
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.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
In life it often happens that the answers to our most pressing questions are right in our own backyards.
What is your plan for health care during retirement?
Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.