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The Thom Group
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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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Getting a Head Start on College Savings

Getting a Head Start on College Savings

A few strategies that may help you prepare for the cost of higher education.

Coaches

Coaches

Coaches have helped you your whole life, in ways big and small. We’d like to be one of them.

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?

 

Required Reading: The Economic Report of the President

The Economic Report of the President can help identify the forces driving — or dragging — the economy.

The SECURE Act

This article may help you understand the most recent changes to your IRA and your RMD implemented with the SECURE Act.

Estimating the Cost of College

This worksheet can help you estimate the costs of a four-year college program.

Money Draining Food Myths

These food myths will really put a drain on your wallet.

Will Power

Preparing for the eventual distribution of your assets may not sound enticing. But a will puts the power in your hands.

Debt Stress

There’s a link between debt and stress.

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Contributing to an IRA?

Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.

Paying Off a Credit Card

Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.

Capital Gains Tax Estimator

Use this calculator to estimate your capital gains tax.

Saving for College

This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.

Historical Inflation

This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.

How Compound Interest Works

Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.

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5 Smart Investing Strategies

There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives

Your Cash Flow Statement

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

An Inside Look at Retirement Living

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

5 Smart Investing Principles

Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.

Protecting Those Who Matter Most

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

Managing Your Lifestyle

Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.

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Bursting the Bubble

Tulips were the first, but they won’t be the last. What forms a “bubble” and what causes them to burst?

Charitable Giving: Smart from the Heart

Do you have causes that you want to support with donations? Here are three tips.

Choosing a Mortgage

Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.

What Can a Million Dollars Buy You?

$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.

Don't Buy The Hype

There are a lot of misconceptions about Social Security. Here’s the truth about three of them.

Can Election Results Predict the Market?

How do the markets usually react to elections? Was the 2016 election any different?

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