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The Thom Group

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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 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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Doubling Your Money

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If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.

The Junk Drawer Approach to Investing

It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.

Estate Management 101

A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate

Emerging Market Opportunities

What are your options for investing in emerging markets?

A Fruitful Retirement: Social Security Benefit

Taking your Social Security benefits at the right time may help maximize your benefit.

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