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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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Should You Borrow from Your 401(k)?

Should You Borrow from Your 401(k)?

Does it make sense to borrow from my 401(k) to pay off debt or to make a major purchase?

How Will Working Affect Social Security Benefits?

How Will Working Affect Social Security Benefits?

Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.

The Real Cost of a Vacation Home

The Real Cost of a Vacation Home

What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?

 

Tips to Prevent the #1 Cause of Marital Rift

Couples may be able to head off many of the problems in a marriage that money can cause.

When Should You Take Social Security

Monthly Social Security payments differ substantially depending on when you start receiving benefits.

Red Flags for Tax Auditors

Here are six flags that may make your tax return prime for an IRS audit.

Understanding the Basics of Medigap Policies

Important as it is, Medicare does not cover the full range of health-care expenses you may experience in your golden years.

How Financial Advisors are Compensated

Read this overview to learn how financial advisors are compensated.

Keeping Good Records is Good Business

Maintaining good records for your business not only helps to meet your tax and legal obligations, but it can save you money.

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Doubling Your Money

This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.

Impact of Taxes and Inflation

Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.

Self-Employed Retirement Plans

Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.

What Is the Dividend Yield?

This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.

What Is My Life Expectancy?

Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.

Annuity Comparison

This calculator compares a hypothetical fixed annuity with an account where the interest is taxed each year.

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Your Cash Flow Statement

A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.

Tax Management Strategies

Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.

Principles of Preserving Wealth

How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.

Keys to Investing for Retirement

There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement

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Where Is the Market Headed?

We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”

Jane Bond: Scaling the Ladder

Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.

Exit Strategies of the Rich and Famous

Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?

The New Wild West: Bitcoin

Bitcoin’s future is uncertain, but one thing is for sure: it’s the wild west out there, and there is no sheriff in town.

The Cycle of Investing

Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.

Safeguard Your Digital Estate

If you died, what would happen to your email archives, social profiles and online accounts?

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